Far from the Madding Crowd (Wordsworth Classics)

by Thomas Hardy | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1853260673 Global Overview for this book
Registered by Chremajora of Siegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on 4/5/2013
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Journal Entry 1 by Chremajora from Siegen, Nordrhein-Westfalen Germany on Friday, April 5, 2013
"Far from the Madding Crowd" is the most pastoral of Hardy's Wessex novels. It tells of the young farmer Gabriel Oak and his pursuit of the elusive Bathsheba Everdene, whose wayward nature leads her to both tragedy and true love.

The background to this compelling story is the majesty of the Wessex countryside in all its moods, making it one of the most English of great English novels.

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I love Hardy's novels and this is one of my favourites. Now happy to be passing on - I hope you enjoy it, earthcaroleanne :)

Journal Entry 2 by Chremajora at Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom on Monday, April 8, 2013

Released 9 yrs ago (4/8/2013 UTC) at Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom

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I really hope this book helps you in your prep for the OU course, earthcaroleanne. And more than that, I hope this book helps you to develop a taste for Hardy's other books. "Far From the Madding Crowd" was the stepping stone I needed to discover his other works, some of which I really love and I would be so happy to hear you had the same experience as me :)

Journal Entry 3 by wingearthcaroleannewing at Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom on Monday, April 15, 2013
This arrived at the weekend. Thanks so much for help me out with this. I do have other Hardy books so maybe this will make me get around to reading them.

Journal Entry 4 by wingearthcaroleannewing at Falkirk, Scotland United Kingdom on Saturday, November 9, 2013
Have struggled through a couple of other books for my course (especially Dickens) so I am pleased to say I enjoyed this. I even found it quite exciting later on and I had to get off my bus five pages from the end - not allowed!

Journal Entry 5 by wingearthcaroleannewing at Melbourne CBD, Victoria Australia on Saturday, March 15, 2014

Released 8 yrs ago (4/14/2014 UTC) at Melbourne CBD, Victoria Australia

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I'm taking this to the 2014 Convention because it is on cat207's wishlist.

Journal Entry 6 by cat207 at Melbourne CBD, Victoria Australia on Friday, April 11, 2014
A wish list book all the way from Scotland. Thank you so much earthcaroleanne.

Journal Entry 7 by cat207 at Picture Perfect Hair in Wallsend, New South Wales Australia on Sunday, August 14, 2016

Released 5 yrs ago (8/12/2016 UTC) at Picture Perfect Hair in Wallsend, New South Wales Australia

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