Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was a prominent English author of the Victorian period. Although he considered himself to be primarily a poet, Hardy's greatest literary and financial successes were achieved through his novels. He penned nearly two dozen novels, several compilations of poems, and dozens of short stories.
Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardyby Thomas Hardy
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Bathsheba Everdene, living in the quiet rural village of Weatherbury, is indeed disrupted by the 'madding crowd'. After shunning the first man to love her, the shepherd Gabriel Oak, she is courted by two others: the lonely and repressed farmer Boldwood, and the charming but faithless Sergeant Troy.
Meet the Author
- Date of Birth:
- June 2, 1840
- Date of Death:
- January 11, 1928
- Place of Birth:
- Higher Brockhampon, Dorset, England
- Place of Death:
- Max Gate, Dorchester, England
- Served as apprentice to architect James Hicks
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