Alternate Cover Edition Of ISBN 9780141439594.When Tess Durbeyfield Is Driven By Family Poverty To Claim Kinship With The Wealthy D Urbervilles And Seek A Portion Of Their Family Fortune, Meeting Her Cousin Alec Proves To Be Her Downfall A Very Different Man, Angel Clare, Seems To Offer Her Love And Salvation, But Tess Must Choose Whether To Reveal Her Past Or Remain Silent In The Hope Of A Peaceful Future.
A Pair of Blue Eyes in 1873 In the novel, Hardy chose to leave one of his protagonists, Knight, literally hanging off a cliff staring into the stony eyes of a trilobite embedded in the rock that has been dead for millions of years This became the archetypal and literal cliff hanger of Victorian prose Excerpted from
- 518 pages
- Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented
- Thomas Hardy
- 06 January 2019 Thomas Hardy