The Woodlanders: Original and Unabridged

The Woodlanders: Original and Unabridged

by Thomas Hardy

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Overview

The Woodlanders, a novel by Thomas Hardy, is one of his series of Wessex novels.In a small woodland village called Little Hintock, we see the efforts of an honest woodsman, Giles Winterborne, to marry his childhood sweetheart, Grace Melbury. Although they have been informally betrothed for some time, her father has made financial sacrifices to give his adored only child a superior education and no longer considers Giles good enough for her. When the new doctor - a well-born and handsome young man named Edred Fitzpiers - takes an interest in Grace, her father does all he can to make Grace forget Giles, and to encourage what he sees as a brilliant match.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781499746013
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 05/31/2014
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

An English Victorian author of novels, poems, and short stories, Thomas Hardy (1840-1928) is best known for the classic books Far from the Madding Crowd, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the d'Urbervilles, and Jude the Obscure. Set mostly in the semi-imagined region of Wessex, Hardy’s fictional works retain their popularity thanks to an accessible style, Romantic plots, and richly drawn characters.

Date of Birth:

June 2, 1840

Date of Death:

January 11, 1928

Place of Birth:

Higher Brockhampon, Dorset, England

Place of Death:

Max Gate, Dorchester, England

Education:

Served as apprentice to architect James Hicks

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