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Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy Online



Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Tess of the D'Urbervilles

  • Title: Tess of the D'Urbervilles
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  • Format : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Page : 518 pages


Alternate cover edition of ISBN 9780141439594.When Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting her cousin Alec proves to be her downfall A very different man, Angel Clare, seems to offer her love and salvation, but Tess must choose whether to reveal her past or remain si Alternate cover edition of ISBN 9780141439594.When Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting her cousin Alec proves to be her downfall A very different man, Angel Clare, seems to offer her love and salvation, but Tess must choose whether to reveal her past or remain silent in the hope of a peaceful future


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




Tess of the D'Urbervilles Reviews (31)

  • HEADLINE A bad guy who is fabulously talented in bed and a good guy who fumbles sex can complicate life for a girl.I ought to have my head examined for undertaking a review of Tess of the d Ubervilles, the next to the last of Thomas Hardy s novels My purpose in considering the idea was that I [..]

  • Tess of the d Urbervilles is not a feel good book, which sharply sets it apart from the other 19th century novels about young women think Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre, for instance No, it s sad and depressing to the point where it almost makes me angry Because poor Tess, p [..]

  • there will probably be spoilers here i will possibly rant if you don t know what happens in tess, it is better not to read this review, although, frankly, to my way of thinking, hardy has so many superior novels, stories, poems, that you would be better served just avoiding this one and going [..]

  • Dear, Tess of the D UrbervillesI m writing you this letter because you pissed me off I m angry, Tess I ve got a lot to say to you, and I want you to hear it I will warn you though I m not holding anything back We re going to talk about everything, everything that happens in your life from beginning [..]

  • From my blog This book was fantastic It was bleak and heartbreaking, but fantastic I m not sure I ve ever been so sad for a main character before But wow, Hardy can write I m going to outline the plot, including the ending, so please note that there are SPOILERS AHEAD.Tess Durbeyfield, a poor girl, [..]

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