The Life and Death of the Mayor of Casterbridge: A Story of a Man of Character

The Life and Death of the Mayor of Casterbridge: A Story of a Man of Character

by Thomas Hardy

Hardcover(Library Binding)

$10.75

Overview

Hardy's story of a pillar of respectable Wessex society who is haunted by the rash deeds of his intemperate past is accompanied by a critical introduction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780606010559
Publisher: San Val, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/01/1988
Series: Signet Classics Ser.
Pages: 370
Product dimensions: 4.40(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.81(d)

About 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.

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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