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Far from the madding crowd

Author: Thomas Hardy; Rosemarie Morgan; Shannon Lee Russell
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin, 2003. ©2000
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tells the story of Bathsheba Everdene, who must choose among three suitors in Wessex in the 1840s.
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Genre/Form: Pastoral fiction
Didactic fiction
Love stories
Romance fiction
Fiction
Novels
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Hardy; Rosemarie Morgan; Shannon Lee Russell
ISBN: 9780141439655 0141439653
OCLC Number: 54347777
Awards: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Short-listed for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003
Description: xliv, 433 pages ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Responsibility: Thomas Hardy ; edited with an introduction and notes by Rosemarie Morgan and Shannon Russell.

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Independent and spirited Bathsheba Everdene has come to Weatherbury to take up her position as a farmer on the largest estate in the area. Her bold presence draws three very different suitors: the  Read more...

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"Far from the Madding Crowd is the first of Thomas Hardy's great novels, and the first to sound the tragic note for which his fiction is best remembered."-Margaret Drabble

 
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