Tess of the D'Urbervilles, Paperback Book

Tess of the D'Urbervilles Paperback

Part of the Arcturus Classics series

3.5 out of 5 (3 ratings)


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Arcturus Publishing Ltd
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  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9781848373228

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A beautiful novel full of mysterious, luminous landscapes and portraits, painted with care by Hardy, as an artist on a canvas. My favorite quote: "Many...have learnt that the magnitude of lives is not as to their external displacements, but as to their subjective experience."

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Great Hardy.I was reserving this novel as good wine.It wasn't a disappointment. Great heroine, great setting, great and sad ending.

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The essence of the plot is appealing, but Hardy drapes everything in so much symbolism and imagery that it makes it so difficult to get to the actual point. I downloaded this on my Nook since I somehow made it through high school and college without reading this, and I've been slogging my way through it. It will happen. Eventually.

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