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Under the Greenwood Tree The Return of the Native Tess of the D Urbervilles Far From the Madding Crowd The Trumpet Major The Mayor of Casterbridge

  • Tess of the D'Urbervilles

    This book Home of eBook - Tess of the D'Urbervilles - When Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune meeting her cousin ...

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  • Far from the Madding Crowd

    This book Home of eBook - Far from the Madding Crowd - i Librarian note an alternate cover for this edition can be found a href https www goodreads com book show far from the madding crowd rel nofollow here a i . In...

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  • Jude the Obscure

    This book Home of eBook - Jude the Obscure - In Hardy s final novel the great tale of i Jude The Obscure i sent shockwaves of indignation rolling across Victorian England Hardy had dared to write frankly a...

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  • The Mayor of Casterbridge

    This book Home of eBook - The Mayor of Casterbridge - i I ve not always been what I am now i . In a fit of drunken anger Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter for five guineas at a country fair Over the...

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  • The Return of the Native

    This book Home of eBook - The Return of the Native - i The Return of the Native i is a work by Thomas Hardy now brought to you in this new edition of the timeless classic...

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  • The Woodlanders

    This book Home of eBook - The Woodlanders - In this classically simple tale of the disastrous impact of outside life on a secluded community in Dorset now in a new edition Hardy narrates the rivalry for t...

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  • Under the Greenwood Tree

    This book Home of eBook - Under the Greenwood Tree - i Under the Greenwood Tree i is the story of the romantic entanglement between church musician Dick Dewey and the attractive new school mistress Fancy Day A ple...

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  • A Pair of Blue Eyes

    This book Home of eBook - A Pair of Blue Eyes - Elfride Swancourt is the daughter of the Rector of Endelstow a remote sea swept parish in Corwall based on St Juliot where Hardy began A Pair of Blue Eyes durin...

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  • The Hand of Ethelberta

    This book Home of eBook - The Hand of Ethelberta - Adventuress and opportunist Ethelberta reinvents herself to disguise her humble origins launching a brilliant career as a society poet in London with her family...

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  • The Complete Poems

    This book Home of eBook - The Complete Poems - Thomas Hardy s first love was poetry It was not until when he was that his first book of poetry i Wessex Poems i was published For the final years of his life h...

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Jude the Obscure, The Complete Poems, Under the Greenwood Tree, The Woodlanders, The Hand of Ethelberta, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, A Pair of Blue Eyes, Far from the Madding Crowd, The Return of the Native
In this classically simple tale of the disastrous impact of outside life on a secluded community in Dorset now in a new edition Hardy narrates the rivalry for the hand of Grace Melbury between a simple and loyal woodlander and an exotic and sophisticated outsider Betrayal adultery disillusion and moral compromise are all worked out in a setting evoked as both beautiful and treacherous i The Woodlanders i with its thematic portrayal of the role of social class gender and evolutionary survival as well as its insights into the capacities and limitations of language exhibits Hardy s acute awareness of his era s most troubling dilemmas, Thomas Hardy s first love was poetry It was not until when he was that his first book of poetry i Wessex Poems i was published For the final years of his life he abandoned fiction and devoted himself entirely to poetry he is now not only regarded as one of the most important English novelists but is also a poet of major stature and increasing popularity i The Complete Poems i includes Hardy s more than poems complemented by detailed notes Collected here are his eight books of verse all the uncollected poems i Domicilium i and the songs from i The Dynasts i This edition contains an additional poem i The Sound of Her i br, Elfride Swancourt is the daughter of the Rector of Endelstow a remote sea swept parish in Corwall based on St Juliot where Hardy began A Pair of Blue Eyes during the beginning of his courtship of his first wife Emma Blue eyed and high spirited Elfride has little experience of the world beyond and becomes entangled with two men the boyish architect Stephen Smith and the older literary man Henry Knight The former friends become rivals and Elfride faces an agonizing choice br Written at a crucial time in Hardy s life A Pair of Blue Eyes expresses more directly than any of his novels the events and social forces that made him the writer he was Elfride s dilemma mirrors the difficult decision Hardy himself had to make with this novel to pursue the profession of architecture where he was established or literature where he had yet to make his name This updated edition contains a new introduction bibliography and chronology, When Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune meeting her cousin Alec proves to be her downfall A very different man Angel Clare seems to offer her love and salvation but Tess must choose whether to reveal her past or remain silent in the hope of a peaceful future