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Thomas Hardy Collection Volume One

Three classics of the Victorian era from the great novelist.

This volume includes three iconic novels by the author known for chronicling nineteenth-century English society.

Far from the Madding Crowd: A tale of love, tragedy, and a woman brave enough to defy convention.

Jude the Obscure: A young stonemason who had aspired to a career in academia finds himself trapped in an unhappy marriage in this novel of passion and heartbreak.

The Mayor of Casterbridge: A wealthy mayor harbors a terrible secret in this story of addiction, love, and regret.

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy (1840–1928) gave up a career in architecture to devote himself to writing. He is now regarded as one of the greatest novelists in English literature. His best-remembered works, all set in the fictional county of Wessex, are Jude the ObscureTess of the D’UrbervillesThe Mayor of CasterbridgeThe Return of the Native, and Far from the Madding Crowd

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