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Far from the madding crowd

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This story of a proud rural beauty and the three men who court her is the novel that first made Thomas Hardy famous. Despite the violent ends of several of its major characters, Far from the Madding Crowd is the sunniest and least brooding of Hardy's great novels. The strong-minded Bathsheba Everdene--and the devoted shepherd, obsessed farmer, and dashing soldier who vie for her favor--move through a beautifully realized late nineteenth-century agrarian landscape, still almost untouched by the industrial revolution and the encroachment of modern life.
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9780141439655
9780553213317
9780375757976
9781608125517
9781400126989
9780486114583
9781490685502
9780553905557
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9781608125517
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full_title far from the madding crowd
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lastUpdate 2018-04-19 04:36:22AM

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auth_author2 Drabble, Margaret, 1939-, Lee, John Rafter, O'Toole, Tess.
author Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928.
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display_description Now a major motion picture! The tale of a passionate, independent woman and her three suitors, Far from the Madding Crowd tells the story of Bathsheba Everdene and her relationships with the devoted Gabriel Oak, the dashing Sergeant Troy, and the reclusive gentleman farmer, Mr. Boldwood. Through her wayward nature and a winding path of events propelled by Thomas Hardy's recurring feminist themes, Bathsheba is led to tragedy and, finally, true love. Written in 1874, Far from the Madding Crowd was Hardy's first masterpiece. Alive with lush, idyllic settings that exert profound influences on the novel's characters, it is an unforgettable narrative of both beauty and devastation. Its portrait of rural life, and compelling examination of social conventions, has made it one of English literature's greatest works.
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title_display Far from the madding crowd
title_full Far from the Madding Crowd, Far from the Madding Crowd [electronic resource] Hardy, Thomas., Far from the madding crowd [classic] / Thomas Hardy ; ntroduction by Margaret Drabble ; notes by Tess O'Toole, Far from the madding crowd [playaway] / Thomas Hardy, Far from the madding crowd [sound recording] / Thomas Hardy
title_short Far from the madding crowd
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topic_facet Audiobooks (CD), Classic Literature, Classics, Farm life, Fiction, Triangles (Interpersonal relations), Women farmers
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