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Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Author: Thomas Hardy; Eleanor Bron; Christopher Venning
Publisher: London, England ; New York, N.Y. : Penguin Audiobooks, 1994.
Series: Penguin classics (Sound recording)
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on Cassette : Cassette recording : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Betrayed by the two men in her life -- Alec D'Urberville, her seducer/rapist and father of her fated child; and Angel, her intellectual and pious husband -- Tess takes justice, and her own destiny, into her delicate hands.

The life of a simple country girl in nineteenth-century England is destroyed by her father's determination to use her in order to regain the family's former social standing.

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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Pastoral fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy; Eleanor Bron; Christopher Venning
ISBN: 0140860401 9780140860405
OCLC Number: 34695971
Credits: Abridged and produced by Christopher Venning.
Performer(s): Read by Eleanor Bron.
Description: 4 sound cassettes (ca. 6 hr.) : analog.
Series Title: Penguin classics (Sound recording)
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy.

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Betrayed by the two men in her life -- Alec D'Urberville, her seducer/rapist and father of her fated child; and Angel, her intellectual and pious husband -- Tess takes justice, and her own destiny, into her delicate hands.

The life of a simple country girl in nineteenth-century England is destroyed by her father's determination to use her in order to regain the family's former social standing.

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