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The return of the native

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This fine novel sets in opposition two of Thomas Hardy's most unforgettable creations: his heroine, the sensuous, free-spirited Eustacia Vye, and the solemn, majestic stretch of upland in Dorsetshire he called Egdon Heath. The famous opening reveals the haunting power of that dark, forbidding moor where proud Eustacia fervently awaits a clandestine meeting with her lover, Damon Wildeve. But Eustacia's dreams of escape are not to be realized--neither Wildeve nor the returning native Clym Yeobright can bring her salvation. Injured by forces beyond their control, Hardy's characters struggle vainly in the net of destiny. In the end, only the face of the lonely heath remains untouched by fate in this masterpiece of tragic passion, a tale that perfectly epitomizes the author's own unique and melancholy genius.
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Full title return of the native
Author hardy thomas
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Last Update 2018-05-21 22:53:12PM
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subject_facet Adultery -- Fiction, Country life -- England -- Wessex -- Fiction, Country life -- Fiction, Didactic fiction, Downloadable audio books, Electronic books, England -- Fiction, England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Hardy, Thomas, -- 1840-1928, Heathlands -- Fiction, Love stories, Man-woman relationships -- Fiction, Marriage -- Fiction, Married people -- England -- Wessex -- Fiction, Married people -- Fiction, Mate selection -- Fiction, Mothers and sons -- Fiction, People with visual disabilities -- Fiction, Wessex (England) -- Fiction
title_display The return of the native
title_full The Return of the Native, The Return of the Native [electronic resource] / Thomas Hardy, The return of the native / Thomas Hardy, The return of the native / Thomas Hardy ; with an introduction and notes by Lauren Walsh ; George Stade, consulting editorial director, The return of the native / by Thomas Hardy, The return of the native / by Thomas Hardy ; illustrated with wood engravings by Agnes Miller Parker, The return of the native / with a critical and biographical profile of Thomas Hardy by Carl J. Weber, The return of the native [electronic resource] / Thomas Hardy
title_short The return of the native
topic_facet Adultery, Classic Literature, Country life, Didactic fiction, Fiction, Hardy, Thomas, Heathlands, Historical Fiction, Love stories, Man-woman relationships, Marriage, Married people, Mate selection, Mothers and sons, People with visual disabilities, Romance, Social life and customs