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

Author: Thomas Hardy; Laurence Lerner
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2012.
Series: Penguin English library
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The moving, humane tragedy of a deeply flawed and self-destructive man, The Mayor of Casterbridge is the story of Michael Henchard, who sells his wife and baby daughter at a country fair in a fit of drunken anger.
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Genre/Form: Classical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy; Laurence Lerner
ISBN: 9780141199597 0141199598
OCLC Number: 823820019
Notes: Originally published: 1886; pulished in Penguin Classics 1997.
Includes an essay entitled "The mayor of Casterbridge" by Laurence Lerner.
Description: 375 p. ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin English library
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy.

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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 as a respected  Read more...

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