The Mayor of Casterbridge, Hardback Book

The Mayor of Casterbridge Hardback


Drunk and bitter at the world, the young Michael Henchard sells his wife to a sailor at Weydon Priors fair.

The next morning he vows to give up drink and mend his terrible ways.

Twenty years later he is mayor of Casterbridge, a rich and important figure who little suspects the past is about to rear up and attack him.

The Mayor of Casterbridge is a masterpiece of Victorian literature, bringing the classical forms of tragedy into the modern world with striking force, showing a proud and noble man overwhelmed by his past and the forces of fate.With an Afterword by Peter Harness.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 426 pages
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
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  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9781904633112

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