The return of the native

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The Return of the Native may be Thomas Hardy’s finest writing. His descriptive and lyrical powers are at their height, his evocation of the wilds of Egdon Heath unmatched, his dissection of Eustacia and Clym’s marriage unimpeachable. Perhaps nowhere else is Hardy’s point that the universe is simply indifferent more compellingly made. Winner of the British Spoken Word Publishing Association’s “Talkie Award” for Best Unabridged Classic Recording, this performance was commended by the Financial Times as “right for this tragic story of passion and loss.”
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Dip into a classic work of fiction that many critics regard as one of the novels that helped to usher in the modern era of literature. When it was originally published, Thomas Hardy's The Return of the Native rocked Victorian England with its frank discussion of titillating subjects such as out-of-wedlock relationships. Today, the novel offers readers a fascinating glimpse into the mores and moral constraints of a bygone era.

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subject_facet Adultery -- Fiction, Betrayal -- Fiction, Country life -- England -- Wessex -- Fiction, Country life -- Fiction, Courtship -- Fiction, Death -- Fiction, Downloadable audio, Downloadable streaming, England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction, Heathlands -- Fiction, Husband and wife -- Fiction, Married people -- England -- Wessex -- Fiction, Married people -- Fiction, Mate selection -- Fiction, Mothers and sons -- Fiction, People with visual disabilities -- Fiction, Streaming audio, Wessex (England) -- Fiction, Witches -- Fiction
title_display The return of the native
title_full The Return of the Native, The return of the native / Thomas Hardy, The return of the native [electronic resource] / Thomas Hardy, The return of the native [electronic resource] Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928,, The return of the native. With illustrations reproducing drawings for early editions and photographs of contemporary scenes together with an introductory biographical sketch of the author and anecdotal captions by Basil Davenport
title_short The return of the native
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