A Pair of Blue Eyes (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

A Pair of Blue Eyes (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Thomas Hardy
     
 

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This 1873 novel features a young woman, Elfride Swancourt, who must choose between two suitors.  Stephen Smith is an ambitious architect's assistant whose father was a mason.  Henry Knight is older and of the upper class.  Elfride finds her heart torn by her feelings for both men . . . and the necessity of choosing between them. 

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This 1873 novel features a young woman, Elfride Swancourt, who must choose between two suitors.  Stephen Smith is an ambitious architect's assistant whose father was a mason.  Henry Knight is older and of the upper class.  Elfride finds her heart torn by her feelings for both men . . . and the necessity of choosing between them. 

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411440531
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
466
Sales rank:
222,601
File size:
473 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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A Pair of Blue Eyes 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 11 reviews.
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I lovey doved this book it is very well written and has been so very well praised. Love it very nice.
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Could not read at all