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The Mayor of Casterbridge

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(512 Pages)
Product Number: LP3222
Released: 01 Jun, 2014
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781471261213
Publisher: W F Howes
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‘I won't be a slave to the past - I'll love where I choose!’ In a moment of drunken rage, Michael Henchard betrays his wife and baby daughter, selling them to a sailor at a country fair. In his shame, he swears to never touch alcohol again for twenty-one years. Years later, Henchard is now the Mayor of Casterbridge and an upstanding pillar of the community. When his wife and daughter return, he re-marries and adopts his daughter. But his secrets cannot stay hidden forever and he has many hard lessons left to learn

Author(s): Thomas Hardy
Genre: Classics
Original Publish Date: 01 Jun, 2014

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Author(s): Thomas Hardy
Narrator(s): Anton Lesser
Product Number CX1417
Released: 01 May, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: W F Howes
ISBN: #9781407483474

Professional reviews

"Hardy’s fast-moving and ingeniously contrived narrative is Shakespearian in its tragic force, and features some of the author's most striking episodes and brilliant passages of description. ‘It's the most tragic tale of a man who did a great wrong and pays for it later. The way Henchard arranges his life just so, only to see it wrecked and ruined by Fate - it makes me howl with pathos’ INDEPENDENT"

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