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The Woodlanders (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

The Woodlanders (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Thomas Hardy
     
 

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This 1887 Wessex novel is set in the small woodland village of Little Hintock, where the woodsman Giles Winterborne has long been unofficially engaged to Grace Melbury.  But when Grace's father succeeds in gaining her entry to higher society, he steers her toward a wealthier man . . . with tragic results.

Overview


This 1887 Wessex novel is set in the small woodland village of Little Hintock, where the woodsman Giles Winterborne has long been unofficially engaged to Grace Melbury.  But when Grace's father succeeds in gaining her entry to higher society, he steers her toward a wealthier man . . . with tragic results.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411435469
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/22/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
374
File size:
494 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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