RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 25675908 LA English T1 Jude the obscure A1 Hardy, Thomas,, PB Knopf : Distributed by Random House PP New York YR 1992 SN 0679409939 9780679409939 AB "Jude Fawley, an impoverished stonemason, aspires to the ministry and fails to fulfill the opposite expectations of the two women he loves in Victorian society." *** "Marriage, the Church of England, and the British university system all come under criticism in a story about two cousins who love each other and want to improve their lot in life." *** "In this haunting love story, a couple who have each fled a previous marriage find love and fulfillment together, only to have tragedy overwhelm them." *** "Both having left earlier marriages, Jude Fawley and Sue Brideshead find happiness in their relationship. Ironically, when tragedy tests their union, it is Sue, the modern emancipated woman, who proves unequal to the challenge."