The Pursuit of the Well-beloved AND The Well-beloved Paperback
by Thomas Hardy
Edited by Patricia Ingham
Hardy's two versions of a strange story set in the weird landscape of Portland.
The central figure is a man obsessed both with the search for his ideal woman and with sculpting the perfect figure of Aphrodite.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 416 pages, maps
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 28/08/1997
- Category: Literary studies: c 1800 to c 1900
- ISBN: 9780140435191