The Woodlanders

The Woodlanders

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by Thomas Hardy, Penny Boumelha
     
 

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"Set in the beautiful Blackmoor Vale, The Woodlanders concerns the fortunes of Giles Winterborne, whose love for the well-to-do Grace Melbury is challenged by the arrival of the dashing and dissolute doctor, Edred Fitzpiers. When the mysterious Felice Charmond further complicates the romantic entanglements, marital choice and class mobility become inextricably linked.… See more details below

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"Set in the beautiful Blackmoor Vale, The Woodlanders concerns the fortunes of Giles Winterborne, whose love for the well-to-do Grace Melbury is challenged by the arrival of the dashing and dissolute doctor, Edred Fitzpiers. When the mysterious Felice Charmond further complicates the romantic entanglements, marital choice and class mobility become inextricably linked. Hardy's novel depicts individuals in thrall to desire and the natural law that motivates them."

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“The finest English novel.”—Arnold Bennett

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ISBN-13:
9780191606335
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, UK
Publication date:
02/10/2005
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
3 MB

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