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The Woodlanders (1887)
por Thomas Hardy
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Far from the Madding Crowd / The Mayor of Casterbridge / Tess of the d'Urbervilles / Wessex Tales / The Woodlanders (Omnibus) por Thomas Hardy
Far from the Madding Crowd / Jude the Obscure / The Mayor of Casterbridge / The Return of the Native / Tess of the d'Urbervilles / The Woodlanders (The Wessex Novels) por Thomas Hardy
Set in the secluded forest community of Little Hintock, Thomas Hardy's "The Woodlanders" inextricably links the dramatic English landscape with the story of a woman caught between two rivals of radically different social statures. Grace Melbury is promised to her longtime companion, Giles Winterborne, a local woodlander and a gentle, steadfast man. When her socially motivated father pressures her to wed the ambitious doctor Edred Fitzpiers, Grace's loyalties shift--and her decision leads to tumultuous consequences. With its explorations of class and gender, lust and betrayal, "The Woodlanders" is one of Hardy's most vivid and powerful works. This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the text of the 1912 Wessex edition and includes Hardy's map of fictional Wessex. "The finest English novel."--Arnold Bennett "From the Trade Paperback edition."
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Melvil Decimal System (DDC)823.8 — Literature English (not North America) English fiction Victorian period 1837-1900
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Uma edição deste livro foi publicada pela Penguin Australia.