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The mayor of Casterbridge

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: Iowa : 1st World Library, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thomas Hardy's exploration of his most tragic hero, Michael Henchard, is the classic tale of over-ambition. From his drunken sale of his wife and baby at a country fair to his subjugation of a farming village, Henchard's life is an epic attempt to bring the world to heel as he hides even from himself all vestiges of emotional vulnerability.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy
ISBN: 1595405224 9781595405227 1421808722 9781421808727
OCLC Number: 61853273
Description: 416 pages ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy.

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Thomas Hardy's exploration of his most tragic hero, Michael Henchard, is the classic tale of over-ambition. From his drunken sale of his wife and baby at a country fair to his subjugation of a farming village, Henchard's life is an epic attempt to bring the world to heel as he hides even from himself all vestiges of emotional vulnerability.

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