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Far From the Madding Crowd By Thomas Hardy

Far From the Madding Crowd

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Independent and spirited Bathsheba Everdene has come to Weatherbury to take up her position as a farmer on the largest estate in the area. Her bold presence draws three very different suitors. Each, in contrasting ways, unsettles her decisions and complicates her life, and tragedy ensues, threatening the stability of the whole community.

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Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

Independent and spirited Bathsheba Everdene has come to Weatherbury to take up her position as a farmer on the largest estate in the area. Her bold presence draws three very different suitors: the gentleman-farmer Boldwood, soldier-seducer Sergeant Troy and the devoted shepherd Gabriel Oak. Each, in contrasting ways, unsettles her decisions and complicates her life, and tragedy ensues, threatening the stability of the whole community. The first of his works set in Wessex, Hardy's novel of swift passion and slow courtship is imbued with his evocative descriptions of rural life and landscapes, and with unflinching honesty about sexual relationships.

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About Thomas Hardy


Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was an English poet and regional novelist whose most notable novels are "Far from the Madding Crowd" and "Tess of the D'Urbervilles."
British narrator John Lee has read audiobooks in almost every conceivable genre, from Charles Dickens to Patrick O'Brian. He has won numerous Audie Awards and "AudioFile" Earphones Awards, and he was named a Golden Voice by "AudioFile" in 2009.

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GOR005423062
Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy
Thomas Hardy
The Penguin English Library
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2011-02-24
384
0141197803
9780141197807
N/A
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