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Far From the Madding Crowd

Far From the Madding Crowd

  • Title: Far From the Madding Crowd
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  • ISBN : 9780141439655
  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 433 pages


Librarian note an alternate cover for this edition can be found here.Independent and spirited Bathsheba Everdene has come to Weatherbury to take up her position as a farmer on the largest estate in the area Her bold presence draws three very different suitors the gentleman farmer Boldwood, soldier seducer Sergeant Troy and the devoted shepherd Gabriel Oak Each, in cont Librarian note an alternate cover for this edition can be found here.Independent and spirited Bathsheba Everdene has come to Weatherbury to take up her position as a farmer on the largest estate in the area Her bold presence draws three very different suitors the gentleman farmer Boldwood, soldier seducer Sergeant Troy and the devoted shepherd Gabriel Oak Each, in contrasting ways, unsettles her decisions and complicates her life, and tragedy ensues, threatening the stability of the whole community The first of his works set in Wessex, Hardy s novel of swift passion and slow courtship is imbued with his evocative descriptions of rural life and landscapes, and with unflinching honesty about sexual relationships


Author Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy, OM, was an English author of the naturalist movement, although in several poems he displays elements of the previous romantic and enlightenment periods of literature, such as his fascination with the supernatural He regarded himself primarily as a poet and composed novels mainly for financial gain The bulk of his work, set mainly in the semi fictional land of Wessex, delineates cha




Far From the Madding Crowd Reviews (31)

  • Two people have complained that there are spoilers in this review Read at your own peril Hi I m Bathsheba Everdene And I m Poor Decision Making Bathsheba Everdene I sent a random Valentine to a guy on a neighboring farm asking him to marry me, even though I don t even like him This turned him into a [..]

  • This was just so good Sheep are such unfortunate animals there s always something happening to them I never knew a flock pass a year without getting into some scrape or other Sheep Sheeeeeep More sheep I love sheep They are so cute But sheep are actually not the reason why I love thi [..]

  • The heart wants what the heart wants No, that is not from this book I just thought it would have been a good tagline for the 2015 movie adaptation of this classic they went with Based on the classic love story by Thomas Hardy instead Serve you right you silly cow That is al [..]

  • Bathsheba Everdene a gorgeous, mesmerizing young woman, 22, the formerly poor, now rich girl she inherited a prosperous, large farm from her late uncle, set in rural Wessex , Dorset southwest England, in the 1860 s, has three, very different suitors, common Gabriel Oak, eight years older a shepherd [..]

  • What a story I was going to give it 4 stars, but the ending was so intense and wrapped everything up so beautifully that I had to rate it 5 stars What I love the most about this book is that it deals with an unorthodox woman Bathsheba I know, what a name is admired by a lot of men still, she keeps o [..]

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