Max Gate, Paperback Book


Popular genre of novels based on the behind-the-scenes lives of literary figures, such as The Paris Wife Interest in 'Upstairs/Downstairs' stories boosted by success of Downton Abbey and alternative view from below stairs in 'Longbourn' Insight into the curiosities and outrageous truths of famous writer's life and death Pastoral landscape and quaint towns of 'Hardy country' a major tourist destination.

Max Gate is open to the public, run by the National Trust.

Recent Hollywood adaptation of Far From the Madding Crowd.

Fascinating depiction of English life in 1920s Hardy's novels are milestones of English literature - but less is known about his daily life and the odd repercussions of his death Award-winning major New Zealand writer previously published in the USA and a winner of the Whiting Award.


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