The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge

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"The Mayor of Casterbridge" is a tragic novel by British author Thomas Hardy. It is set in a fictional rustic England.

At a country fair near Casterbridge, Wessex, a young hay-trusser named Michael Henchard overindulges in rum-laced furmity and quarrels with his wife, Susan. Spurred by alcohol, he decides to auction off his wife and baby daughter, Elizabeth-Jane, to a sailor, Mr. Newson, for five guineas. Once sober the next day, he is too late to recover his family,… (more)

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Publisher: Classic eBooks (September 04, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 625 KB

Protection: DRM free

Language: English

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