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Jude the obscure

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jude Fawley moves to Christminster where he works as a stonemason after his wife abandons him where he falls in love with his cousin. Poverty soon threatens when they are shunned by society for deciding to live together.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy
ISBN: 0140435387 9780140435382
OCLC Number: 40100386
Notes: Originally published in book form 1895.
Description: xliii, 484 pages : map ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy ; edited with an introduction and notes by Dennis Taylor.

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Moving to Christminster to work as a stonemason, Jude meets and falls in love with his cousin Sue Bridehead, a sensitive, freethinking "New Woman". Refusing to marry merely for the sake of religious  Read more...

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