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Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

  • R 2000

Far from the Madding Crowd - The front cover is torn in one corner and the back cover is chapped at the corners. Has library markings.

Gabriel Oak is only one of three suitors for the hand of the beautiful and spirited Bathsheba Everdene. He must compete with the dashing young soldier Sergeant Troy and the respectable, middle-aged Farmer Boldwood. And while their fates depend upon the choice Bathsheba makes, she discovers the terrible consequences of an inconstant heart. Far from the Madding Crowd was the first of Hardy's novels to give the name Wessex to the landscape of south-west England, and the first to gain him widespread popularity as a novelist. Set against the backdrop of the unchanging natural cycle of the year, the story both upholds and questions rural values with a startlingly modern sensibility.

Author Thomas Hardy (1978)
ISBN 0140431268, 9780140431261
Format Paperback
pages 493p.

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