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The mayor of Casterbridge

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: Ware : Wordsworth Editions Ltd., 1995.
Series: Wordsworth classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The story opens when an unemployed farmhand, Michael Henchard, sells his wife, Susan, and daughter, Elizabeth-Jane, while in a drunken stupor at a fair, for five guineas to a sailor called Newson. On sobering up the following day, Henchard is filled with remorse, swears a twenty year abstinence from alcohol and begins a search for his family. Eighteen years later the reformed Henchard has become the mayor of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy
ISBN: 1853268488 9781853268489
OCLC Number: 33002767
Description: 260 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Wordsworth classics.
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy.

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Set in the heart of Wessex this tale tells of the economic rise and fall of Michael Henchard where his seedy past is set to haunt him as his wife and daughter re-appear and his financial and  Read more...

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