Thomas Hardy The Return of the Native

ISBN 13: 9781408427750

The Return of the Native

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This is a complete and unabridged reading of Thomas Hardy's classic novel read by Alan Rickman. Clym Yeobright returns home, happy to escape from materialistic Paris. He meets and marries the passionate beauty Eustacia Vye, who mistakenly sees in Clym the possibility of liberation from the tedium of Egdon Heath. Her ensuing disillusionment and violent argument with her mother-in-law drive her to attempt escape with her old lover Damon Wildeve.

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Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, especially William Wordsworth. He was highly critical of much in Victorian society, especially on the declining status of rural people in Britain, such as those from his native South West England.

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