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The Mayor of Casterbridge
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher North Books
Publication date September 1, 1998
Pages 365
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781582870489
ISBN-10 1582870489
Dimensions 1.25 by 6 by 8.75 in.
Weight 1.25 lbs.
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Original list price $25.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: In a fit of drunken anger, Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter for five guineas at a country fair. Over the course of the following years, he manages to establish himself as a respected and prosperous pillar of the community of Casterbridge, but behind his success there always lurk the shameful secret of his past and a personality prone to self-destructive pride and temper. Subtitled 'A Story of a Man of Character', Hardy's powerful and sympathetic study of the heroic but deeply flawed Henchard is also an intensely dramatic work, tragically played out against the vivid backdrop of a close-knit Dorsetshire town.

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