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Far from the Madding Crowd

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ISBN-10: 0141439653

ISBN-13: 9780141439655

Edition: 2003 (Revised)

Authors: Thomas Hardy, Shannon D. Russell, Rosemarie Morgan, Shannon D. Russell, Thomas Hardy

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This is the story of Bathsheba Everdene, who inherits her uncle's farm, then surprises the villagers of Weatherbury by deciding to run it herself rather than hire a manager. Three men vie for the affections of this independent young woman.
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Book details

List price: $10.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/29/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 480
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.902
Language: English

Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840, in Higher Bockhampton, England. The eldest child of Thomas and Jemima, Hardy studied Latin, French, and architecture in school. He also became an avid reader. Upon graduation, Hardy traveled to London to work as an architect's assistant under the guidance of Arthur Bloomfield. He also began writing poetry. How I Built Myself a House, Hardy's first professional article, was published in 1865. Two years later, while still working in the architecture field, Hardy wrote the unpublished novel The Poor Man and the Lady. During the next five years, Hardy penned Desperate Remedies, Under the Greenwood Tree, and A Pair of Blue Eyes. In 1873, Hardy decided it…