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Under the Greenwood Tree: Or, the Mellstock Quire
     

Under the Greenwood Tree: Or, the Mellstock Quire

by Thomas Hardy, David Wright (Editor)
 

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A traditional tale of love rivalry is set against a story of the plight of the musicians who are ousted by the new church organ. The text is accompanied by a critical introduction.

Overview

A traditional tale of love rivalry is set against a story of the plight of the musicians who are ousted by the new church organ. The text is accompanied by a critical introduction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780140431230
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/27/1978
Series:
Penguin Classics Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

An English Victorian author of novels, poems, and short stories, Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) is best known for the classic books Far from the Madding Crowd, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, and Jude the Obscure. Set mostly in the semi-imagined region of Wessex, Hardy’s fictional works retain their popularity thanks to an accessible style, Romantic plots, and richly drawn characters.

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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