Tess of the D'Urbervilles (Clothbound Classic)

Author(s): Thomas Hardy

Adult Classics

Young Tess Durbeyfield attempts to restore her family's fortunes by claiming their connection with the aristocratic d'Urbervilles. But Alec d'Urberville is a rich wastrel who seduces her and makes her life miserable.

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Thomas Hardy was born on 2 June 1840. He wrote novels and poetry, much of which is set in the semi-imaginary county of Wessex. His novels include Far From the Madding Crowd (1874), The Return of the Native (1878), The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), Tess of the D'Urbervilles(1891) and Jude the Obscure (1895). He published his first volume of poetry, Wessex Poems, in 1898 and continued to publish collections of poems until his death on 11 January 1928. Tim Dolin teaches English at the University of Newcastle, New South Wales. Margaret R. Higonnet teaches English and Comparative Literature at the University of Connecticut.

General Fields

  • : 9780141040332
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : January 2008
  • : 204mm X 138mm X 49mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : en
  • : Coralie Bickford-Smith
  • : Coralie Bickford-Smith
  • : illustrations
  • : Exclusive to Waterstones ed
  • : illustrations
  • : Exclusive to Waterstones ed
  • : Hardback
  • : Hardback
  • : 517
  • : 517
  • : Thomas Hardy
  • : Thomas Hardy
  • : 823.8
  • : 823.8