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Wordsworth Editions 1 9781853260988

The Mayor of Casterbridge

Autor: Hardy, Thomas

Editorial: Wordsworth Editions

MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE

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THOMAS HARDY'S FIRST MASTERPIECE, THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE OPENS WITH A SCENE OF SUCH HEARTLESSNESS AND CRUELTY THAT IT STILL SHOCKS READERS TODAY. A POOR WORKMAN NAMED MICHAEL HENCHARD, IN A FIT OF DRUNKEN RAGE, SELLS HIS WIFE AND BABY DAUGHTER TO A STRANGER AT A COUNTRY FAIR. STRICKEN WITH REMORSE, HENCHARD FORSWEARS ALCOHOL AND WORKS HARD TO BECOME A PROSPEROUS BUSINESSMAN AND THE RESPECTED MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE. BUT HE CANNOT ERASE HIS PAST. HIS WIFE ULTIMATELY RETURNS TO OFFER HENCHARD THE CHOICE OF REDEMPTION OR A FURTHER DESCENT INTO HIS OWN SELF-DESTRUCTIVE NATURE. A DARK, COMPLEX STORY, THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE BRIMS WITH INVENTION, VITALITY, AND EVEN WIT.
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THOMAS HARDY'S FIRST MASTERPIECE, THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE OPENS WITH A SCENE OF SUCH HEARTLESSNESS AND CRUELTY THAT IT STILL SHOCKS READERS TODAY. A POOR WORKMAN NAMED MICHAEL HENCHARD, IN A FIT OF DRUNKEN RAGE, SELLS HIS WIFE AND BABY DAUGHTER TO A STRANGER AT A COUNTRY FAIR. STRICKEN WITH REMORSE, HENCHARD FORSWEARS ALCOHOL AND WORKS HARD TO BECOME A PROSPEROUS BUSINESSMAN AND THE RESPECTED MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE. BUT HE CANNOT ... Ver más
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Nombre The Mayor of Casterbridge
No. Ref. (SKU) 9781853260988
Editorial Wordsworth Editions
Género N/A
Autor Hardy, Thomas
ISBN 9781853260988
EAN 1853260983
Idioma ENG
Año 1994
Formatos Rústico
Número de páginas 288
Edición 1
Novedad N/A
Código BMG N/A

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