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Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man By Claire Tomalin

Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man
by Claire Tomalin

Thomas Hardy is one of the sacred figures in English writing, a great poet and a novelist with a world reputation. His life was also extraordinary. This seminal biography covers Hardy's illegitimate birth, his rural upbringing, his escape to London in the 1860s, his marriages, his status as a bestselling novelist, and his achievements as a poet.
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Thomas Hardy is one of the sacred figures in English writing, a great poet and a novelist with a world reputation. His life was also extraordinary: from the poverty of rural Dorset he went on to become the Grand Old Man of English life and letters, his last resting place in Westminster Abbey. This seminal biography, by our leading biographer, covers Hardy's illegitimate birth, his rural upbringing, his escape to London in the 1860s, his marriages, his status as a bestselling novelist, and in later life, his supreme achievements as a poet.

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Sku
GOR001277494
Title
Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year published
Number of pages
512
ISBN 10
0670915122
ISBN 13
9780670915125
Prizes
Short-listed for National Book Critics Circle Awards: Biography 2008 Short-listed for British Book Awards: Biography of the Year 2007
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