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Life's Little Ironies by Thomas Hardy

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Life's Little Ironies
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Publisher: Macmillan
ISBN/ASIN: 1853261785
Number of pages: 552

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The phrase "life's little ironies" is now proverbial, but it was coined by Hardy as the title for this volume of short stories. Unified by his quintessential irony, strong visual sense, and engaging characters, these stories deal with the tragic and the humorous, the metaphysical and the magical.

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