Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy
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Mayor of Casterbridge
By Thomas Hardy

The Mayor of Casterbridge

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Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

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One of Hardy s most powerful novels, 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. This Modern Library Paperback Classic reprints the authoritative 1912 Wessex edition, as well as Hardy s map of Wessex."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780375760068
ISBN-10: 0375760067
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 133mm x 23mm)
Pages: 416
Imprint: Modern Library Inc
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Publish Date: 5-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Thomas Hardy

J.I.M. Stewart (1906 1994) was the author of Thomas Hardy: A Critical Biography; Character and Motive in Shakespeare and Eight Modern Writers, among other works."

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