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Jude the Obscure

CD - unabridged
(14 CDs)
Product Number: CX2362
Released: 01 Sep, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471240997
Narrator(s): Neville Jason
Publisher: W F Howes
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Hardy's last novel, Jude the Obscure caused a public furore when it was first published, with its fearless and challenging exploration of class and sexual relationships. Sexually innocent Jude Fawley is trapped into marriage by seductive Arabella Donn, but their union is an unhappy one and Arabella leaves him. Jude's welcome freedom allows him to pursue his obsession with his pretty cousin Sue Bridehead, a brilliant, charismatic free-thinker. When Jude and Sue decide to lead their lives outside marriage they bring down on themselves all the force of a repressive society.

Author(s): Thomas Hardy
Imprint: Naxos Audiobooks
Original Publish Date: 01 Sep, 2013

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Large Print
Author(s): Thomas Hardy
Product Number LP3480
Released: 01 Jan, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781471285547

Professional reviews

"‘One of the most compassionate of all writers...you feel a kind of agony of helpless tenderness in the writer for all troubled souls’ THE TIMES ‘Visceral, passionate, sylvan...anti-hypocrisy, anti-repression...Hardy reaches deeper into our wildest recesses. In a safe world, he speaks to our animal side.’ EVENING STANDARD"

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