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The Woodlanders
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date September 8, 2014
Pages 336
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781502310170
ISBN-10 1502310171
Dimensions 0.76 by 6 by 9 in.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock
Original list price $10.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: In this classically simple tale of the disastrous impact of outside life on a secluded community in Dorset, now in a new edition, Hardy narrates the rivalry for the hand of Grace Melbury between a simple and loyal woodlander and an exotic and sophisticated outsider. Betrayal, adultery, disillusion, and moral compromise are all worked out in a setting evoked as both beautiful and treacherous. The Woodlanders, with its thematic portrayal of the role of social class, gender, and evolutionary survival, as well as its insights into the capacities and limitations of language, exhibits Hardy's acute awareness of his era's most troubling dilemmas.

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