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The mayor of Casterbridge

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: New York : Bantam Classic, 2005.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : English : Bantam classic reissueView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Historical fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)70154957
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy
ISBN: 9780553902136 055390213X
OCLC Number: 276452073
Notes: "Bantam book."
This is the text of the 1912 Wessex edition.
Description: 1 online resource (340 p.)
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy.

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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.

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