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Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Tess of the d'Urbervilles
Audiobook3 hours

Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Written by Thomas Hardy and Clare West

Narrated by Multiple Narrators

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A pretty young girl has to leave home to make money for her family. She is clever and a good worker; but she is uneducated and does not know the cruel ways of the world. So, when a rich young man says he loves her, she is careful - but not careful enough. He is persuasive, and she is overwhelmed. It is not her fault, but the world says it is. Her young life is already stained by men's desires, and by death.
LanguageEnglish
Release dateDec 20, 2007
ISBN9780194209779
Author

Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) was an English poet and author who grew up in the British countryside, a setting that was prominent in much of his work as the fictional region named Wessex. Abandoning hopes of an academic future, he began to compose poetry as a young man. After failed attempts of publication, he successfully turned to prose. His major works include Far from the Madding Crowd(1874), Tess of the D’Urbervilles(1891) and Jude the Obscure( 1895), after which he returned to exclusively writing poetry.

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