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The mayor of casterbridge

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: New York : Bantam Classics, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of Hardy's most powerful novels, The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with a shocking and haunting scene: In a drunken rage, Michael Henchard sells his wife and daughter to a visiting sailor at a local fair. When they return to Casterbridge some nineteen years later, Henchard'having gained power and success as the mayor'finds he cannot erase the past or the guilt that consumes him. The Mayor of Casterbridge is a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy
ISBN: 9780553902136 055390213X
OCLC Number: 869474959
Description: 1 online resource.
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy.

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One of Hardy's most powerful novels, The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with a shocking and haunting scene: In a drunken rage, Michael Henchard sells his wife and daughter to a visiting sailor at a local fair. When they return to Casterbridge some nineteen years later, Henchard'having gained power and success as the mayor'finds he cannot erase the past or the guilt that consumes him. The Mayor of Casterbridge is a rich, psychological novel about a man whose own flaws combine with fate to cause his ruin. This Modern Library Paperback Classic reprints the authoritative 1912 Wessex edition, as well as Hardy's map of Wessex.

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