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The return of the native

Author: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: New York : Modern library ; [192-?]
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An enduring tale of love, desire, and the universal longing both to leave one's home and to return to it, this novel is one of Hardy's greatest and most affecting works. Hardy's passionately drawn characters and his vivid rendering of their valiant but ultimately ineffective struggle in destiny's web result in a masterpiece of melancholy brilliance.
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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Love stories
Romance fiction
Fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
Return of the native.
New York, Modern library [192-?]
(OCoLC)807005684
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy
OCLC Number: 358303
Description: 506 pages 17 cm.
Contents: Three women: Face on which time makes but little impression --
Humanity appears upon the scene, hand in hand with trouble --
Custom of the country --
Halt on the turnpike road --
Perplexity among honest people --
Figure against the sky --
Queen of night --
Those who are found where there is said to be nobody --
Love leads a shrewd man into strategy --
Desperate attempt at persuasion --
Dishonesty of an honest woman --
Arrival: Tidings of the comer --
People at blooms-end make ready --
How a little sound produced a great dream --
Eustacia is led on to an adventure ---
Through the moonlight --
Two stand face to face --
Coalition between beauty and oddness --
Firmness is discovered in a gentle heart --
Fascination: My mind to me a kingdom is --
New course causes disappointment --
First act in a timeworn drama --
Hour of bliss and many hours of sadness --
Sharp words are spoken, and a crisis ensues --
Yeobright goes, and the breach is complete --
Morning and the evening of a day --
New force disturbs the current --
Closed door: Rencounter by the pool --
He is set upon by adversities; But he sings a song --
She goes out to battle against depression --
Rough coercion is employed --
Journey across the heath --
Conjuncture, and its result upon the pedestrian --
Tragic meeting of two old friends --
Eustacia hears of good fortune, and beholds evil --
Discovery: 'Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery?' --
Lurid light breaks in upon a darkened understanding --
Eustacia dresses herself on a black morning --
Ministrations of a half-forgotten one --
Old move inadvertently repeated --
Thomasin argues with her cousin, and he writes a letter --
Night of the sixth of November --
Rain, darkness, and anxious wanderers --
Sights and sounds draw the wanderers together --
Aftercourses: Inevitable movement onward --
Thomasin walks in a green place by the Roman road --
Serious discourse of Clym with his cousin --
Cheerfulness again asserts itself at blooms-end, and Clym finds his vocation.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Responsibility: by Thomas Hardy.

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An enduring tale of love, desire, and the universal longing both to leave one's home and to return to it, this novel is one of Hardy's greatest and most affecting works. Hardy's passionately drawn characters and his vivid rendering of their valiant but ultimately ineffective struggle in destiny's web result in a masterpiece of melancholy brilliance.

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