The mayor of Casterbridge

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One of Hardy's most powerful novels, The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with a shocking and haunting scene: In a drunken rage, Michael Henchard sells his wife and daughter to a visiting sailor at a local fair. When they return to Casterbridge some nineteen years later, Henchard—having gained power and success as the mayor—finds he cannot erase the past or the guilt that consumes him. The Mayor of Casterbridge is a rich, psychological novel about a man whose own flaws combine with fate to cause his ruin. This Modern Library Paperback Classic reprints the authoritative 1912 Wessex edition, as well as Hardy's map of Wessex.
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9781449884871
9780375760068
9781681950471
9780553902136
9781490611495
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display_description One of Hardy's most powerful novels, The Mayor of Casterbridge opens with a shocking and haunting scene: In a drunken rage, Michael Henchard sells his wife and daughter to a visiting sailor at a local fair. When they return to Casterbridge some nineteen years later, Henchard—having gained power and success as the mayor—finds he cannot erase the past or the guilt that consumes him. The Mayor of Casterbridge is a rich, psychological novel about a man whose own flaws combine with fate to cause his ruin.
This Modern Library Paperback Classic reprints the authoritative 1912 Wessex edition, as well as Hardy's map of Wessex.
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subject_facet Atonement -- Drama, Atonement -- Fiction, Downloadable audio books, Electronic books, England -- Fiction (19th century), England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Drama, Fathers and daughters -- England -- Fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Fiction, Hardy, Thomas, -- 1840-1928. -- Mayor of Casterbridge -- Criticism and interpretation, Mayors -- Drama, Mayors -- Fiction, Men -- England -- Drama, Men -- England -- Fiction, Men -- England -- Psychology -- Fiction, Psychological fiction, Runaway husbands -- Drama, Runaway husbands -- Fiction, Separation (Psychology) -- Drama, Separation (Psychology) -- Fiction, Wessex (England) -- Drama, Wessex (England) -- Fiction
title_display The mayor of Casterbridge
title_full The Mayor of Casterbridge, The Mayor of Casterbridge [electronic resource] / Thomas Hardy, The mayor of Casterbridge / Thomas Hardy, The mayor of Casterbridge / Thomas Hardy ; introduction by J.I.M. Stewart ; notes by Tess O'Toole, The mayor of Casterbridge / Thomas Hardy ; with an introduction by Craig Raine, The mayor of Casterbridge / by Thomas Hardy, The mayor of Casterbridge [electronic resource] / Thomas Hardy ; co-author, Mike Reeves ; director and co-author, Phil Viner ; producer, Jools Viner
title_short The mayor of Casterbridge
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topic_facet Atonement, Classic Literature, Criticism and interpretation, Fathers and daughters, Fiction, Fiction (19th century), Hardy, Thomas, Historical Fiction, Literature, Mayors, Men, Psychology, Runaway husbands, Separation (Psychology), Social life and customs