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Jude the obscure

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: London : Macmillan, 1949.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : Library edView all editions and formats
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Jude Fawley is an impoverished stone mason who aspires to the ministry. Throughout his agonized existence, the cloistered halls and facades of Christminister--where Jude wishes to study--tempt and mock him to rid himself of ignorance. His failure to fulfill the expectations of either of the two women he loves, and the violent deaths of his children, thwart him in his ideal and lead to his destruction.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Didactic fiction
Love stories
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy
OCLC Number: 16791722
Description: x, 493 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: by Thomas Hardy.

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Jude Fawley is an impoverished stone mason who aspires to the ministry. Throughout his agonized existence, the cloistered halls and facades of Christminister--where Jude wishes to study--tempt and mock him to rid himself of ignorance. His failure to fulfill the expectations of either of the two women he loves, and the violent deaths of his children, thwart him in his ideal and lead to his destruction.

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