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Far From The Madding Crowd Penguin English Library



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Author: Hardy, Thomas
ISBN: 9780141198934
Publisher: Penguin UK
Year First Published: 2012
Pages: 486
Dimensions: 198mm x 130mm x 22mm
Format: Paperback / softback

The Penguin English Library Edition of Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy‘I cannot allow any man to – to criticise my private conduct!’ she exclaimed. ‘Nor will I for a minute’Hardy’s powerful novel of swift sexual passion and slow-burning loyalty centres on Bathsheba Everdene, a proud working woman whose life is complicated by three different men – respectable farmer Boldwood, seductive Sergeant Troy and devoted Gabriel – making her the object of scandal and betrayal. Vividly portraying the superstitions and traditions of a small rural community, Far from the Madding Crowd shows the precarious position of a woman in a man’s world.The Penguin English Library – 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.