Two on a Tower (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

Two on a Tower (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Thomas Hardy
     
 

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This 1882 Wessex romance follows the tender story of two star-crossed lovers: Lady Constantine, who is stuck in a miserable marriage, and Swithin St. Cleeve, a young astronomer. Hardy’s aim was to “set the emotional history of two infinitesimal lives against the stupendous background of the stellar universe.”

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This 1882 Wessex romance follows the tender story of two star-crossed lovers: Lady Constantine, who is stuck in a miserable marriage, and Swithin St. Cleeve, a young astronomer. Hardy’s aim was to “set the emotional history of two infinitesimal lives against the stupendous background of the stellar universe.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411459076
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
07/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
292
File size:
376 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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Two on a tower 3.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
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Hovers in waddup peeps
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Sits there surprised.
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Hmph.
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Curled up