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The Return of the Native

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4 out of 5
Based on 9,150 Ratings and 613 Reviews

Book Description
One of Hardy's most popular novels. Hardy's choice of themes - sexual politics, thwarted desire, and the conflicting demands of nature and society - makes this a truly modern novel. Underlying these modern themes, however, is a classical sense of tragedy: Hardy scrupulously observes the three unities of time, place, and action and suggests that the struggles of those trying to escape their destini... More
Book Information
BindingPaperback (60 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages218
Publication Date11/29/2009
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About Thomas Hardy (Author) : Thomas Hardy is a published author, editor, and a narrator. Some of the published credits of Thomas Hardy include The Woodlanders (Everyman's Library (Paper)), Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the D'Urb... more
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