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Jude the Obscure

Author: Thomas Hardy; C S Lewis
Publisher: London : Macmillan and Co., Limited, Cambridge, J. Palmer : 1903. 1908.
Series: The Wessex novels ; v. VIII
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Jude Fawley, a poor stone carver with aspirations toward an academic career, is thwarted at every turn and is finally forced to give up his dreams of a university education. He is tricked into an unwise marriage, and when his wife deserts him, he begins a relationship with a free-spirited cousin. With this begins the descent into bleak tragedy as the couple alternately defy and succumb to the pressures of a deeply  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy; C S Lewis
OCLC Number: 5092210
Notes: 32 pages of publisher's advertisements at rear.
Description: vii, 515 pages : map ; 19 cm.
Series Title: The Wessex novels ; v. VIII
Responsibility: by Thomas Hardy.

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Jude Fawley, a poor stone carver with aspirations toward an academic career, is thwarted at every turn and is finally forced to give up his dreams of a university education. He is tricked into an unwise marriage, and when his wife deserts him, he begins a relationship with a free-spirited cousin. With this begins the descent into bleak tragedy as the couple alternately defy and succumb to the pressures of a deeply disapproving society.

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