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The Mayor of Casterbridge (Penguin Classics)

 
 
 
 
The Mayor of Casterbridge (Penguin Classics)
Author: Thomas Hardy
ISBN 13: 9780141439785
ISBN 10: 141439785
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Publication Date: 2003-04-29
Format: Paperback
Pages: 448
List Price: $10.00
 
 

Thomas Hardy's exploration of his most tragic hero, Michael Henchard, is the classic tale of overambition. From his drunken sale of his wife and baby at a country fair, to his subjugation of a farming village, Henchard's life is an epic attempt to bring the world to heel as he hides even from himself all vestiges of emotional vulnerability.