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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Author: Thomas Hardy; Tim Dolin
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1998.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of a simple but beautiful country girl's seduction by another man, which causes her husband to leave her on their wedding night, and thereby precipitates a course of events that ends in murder.
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Genre/Form: Didactic fiction
Pastoral fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy; Tim Dolin
ISBN: 014043514X 9780140435146
OCLC Number: 40826480
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: lxviii, 517 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy ; edited with notes by Tim Dolin ; with an introduction by Margaret R. Higonnet.
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Tess is driven by her poverty into the service of her wealthy relations. Her lowly position leads her to become the victim of her cousin, Alec, her seducer and nemesis. When she marries Angel Clare,  Read more...

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