THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE

THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE

By: Hardy, Thomas

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Michael Henchard is an out-of-work hay-trusser who gets drunk at a local fa ir and impulsively sells his wife Susan and baby daughter. Eighteen years l ater Susan and her daughter seek him out, only to discover that he has beco me the most prominent man in Casterbridge. Henchard attempts to make amends for his youthful misdeeds but his unchanged impulsiveness clouds his relat ionships in love as well as his fortunes in business. Although Henchard is fated to be a modern-day tragic hero, unable to survive in the new commerci al world, his story is also a journey towards love. This edition is the onl y critically established text of the novel, based on a comprehensive study of the manuscript and Hardy's extensive revisions.

Title: THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE

Author Name: Hardy, Thomas

Categories: Classical Literature,

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: 1994

ISBN Number: 014062029X

ISBN Number 13: 9780140620290

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: RWARE0000003108