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Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

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Far from the Madding Crowd
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 1853260673
Number of pages: 362

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Far from the Madding Crowd was the first of Hardy's novels to give the name of Wessex to the landscape of south-west England, and the first to gain him widespread popularity as a novelist. Set against the backdrop of the unchanging natural cycle of the year, the story both upholds and questions rural values with a startlingly modern sensibility.

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