The Hand of Ethelberta (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Comedy in Chapters

The Hand of Ethelberta (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): A Comedy in Chapters

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by Thomas Hardy
     
 

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Daughter of a butler, Ethelberta married above her station, only to become a widow almost immediately. She now seeks another, more advantageous marriage.  Among her suitors are Christopher Julian, a former flame now fallen on hard times, the eccentric Mr. Neigh, and Lord Mountclere, a womanizer.  Can she keep her past a secret to ensure a better

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Daughter of a butler, Ethelberta married above her station, only to become a widow almost immediately. She now seeks another, more advantageous marriage.  Among her suitors are Christopher Julian, a former flame now fallen on hard times, the eccentric Mr. Neigh, and Lord Mountclere, a womanizer.  Can she keep her past a secret to ensure a better future?   

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411437647
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
02/15/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
479
File size:
426 KB

Meet the Author

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was among the greatest English novelists of his time. A naturalist infused with romanticism and enlightenment thinking, along with a flair for the supernatural, Hardy focused on class divisions and social norms. While his poetry is greatly admired, he is famed for novels like Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure.

Brief Biography

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
Education:
Served as apprentice to architect James Hicks

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