by Thomas Hardy , Volume editor Suzanne B. Falck-Yi
Category: Fiction / G - I
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 14 November 2002
Number of pages: 490
Prizes: Runner-up for The BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
Shortlisted for BBC Big Read Top 100 2003.
In a story which both upholds and questions rural values with a modern sensibility, three suitors vie for the hand of the beautiful and spirited Bathsheba Everdene. While their fates depend upon the choice Bathsheba makes, she discovers the terrible consequences of an inconstant heart.
What the papers say:
" Far from the Madding Crowd is the first of Thomas Hardy' s great novels, and the first to sound the tragic note
for which his fiction is best remembered."
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