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The mayor of Casterbridge

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: Mineola, NY : Dover Publications, Inc., 2004. ©1912
Series: Dover thrift editions.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : Dover editionView all editions and formats
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A cruel joke at a country fair goes too far when a drunken laborer auctions off his wife and child to the highest bidder. Rich in descriptive powers and steeped in irony, Hardy's gripping tale unfolds amid a rural English community. It offers a spellbinding portrayal of ambition, rivalry, revenge, and repentance.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
Mayor of Casterbridge.
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2004
(DLC) 2004055144
(OCoLC)55745080
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy
ISBN: 9780486113944 0486113949
OCLC Number: 868661831
Notes: "An unabridged republication of the 1912 Wessex edition (first published by The Macmillan Co., New York) of the work originally published in 1886 by Smith & Elder, London. A new introduction has been specially prepared for this reprint."
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Dover thrift editions.
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy.

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A cruel joke at a country fair goes too far when a drunken laborer auctions off his wife and child to the highest bidder. Rich in descriptive powers and steeped in irony, Hardy's gripping tale unfolds amid a rural English community. It offers a spellbinding portrayal of ambition, rivalry, revenge, and repentance.

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