The Mayor of Casterbridge (Paperback)

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By Thomas Hardy, Michael Irwin (Notes by), Keith Carabine (Editor)
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With an Introduction and Notes by Michael Irwin, Professor of English Literature, University of Kent at Canterbury.

None of the great Victorian novels is more vivid and readable than The Mayor of Casterbridge. Set in the heart of Hardy's Wessex, the 'partly real, partly dream country' he founded on his native Dorset, it charts the rise and self-induced downfall of a single 'man of character'.

The fast-moving and ingeniously contrived narrative is Shakespearian in its tragic force, and features some of the author's most striking episodes and brilliant passages of description.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781853260988
ISBN-10: 1853260983
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Publication Date: April 5th, 1994
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: Wordsworth Classics