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The mayor of Casterbridge : the life and death of a man of character

Author: Thomas Hardy; Keith Wilson
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A poor workman named Michael Henchard, in a fit of drunken rage, sells his wife and baby daughter to a stranger at a country fair. Stricken with remorse, Henchard forswears alcohol and works hard to become a prosperous businessman and the respected mayor of Casterbridge. But he cannot erase his past.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy; Keith Wilson
ISBN: 9780141439785 0141439785
OCLC Number: 51841217
Notes: "Reprinted with updated further reading 2003"--Title page verso.
Description: li, 393 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy ; edited with an introduction and notes by Keith Wilson.
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In a fit of drunken anger, Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter for five guineas at a country fair. Over the course of the following years, he manages to establish himself, but behind  Read more...

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Hardy s world is a world that can never disappear. Margaret Drabble"

 
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