The cover image may be different.

Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Paperback - -
Hardy, Thomas (Author)
Editions, Mint (Contribution by)
ISBN-13 : 9781513263281
Rp 293,000
No Hidden Cost
Or  586 PEC Points
New Free Shipping.
* Terms and Conditions
Delivered in 20 - 40 business days

Other Series

Description

Censored on its release in 1841, Tess of the d'Urbervilles challenged attitudes with its depiction of a woman forced into a chain of painful circumstances by her social status and by the often cruel treatment of friends, family and the men who loved her.

At once a novel of character and a sharply critical novel of society and class, Tess of the d'Urbervilles follows its heroine through a social and emotional gauntlet. The memory of abuse and the stigma of a pregnancy out of wedlock haunt Tess as she struggles with the stern strictures of society, the uncharitable attitudes of those around her and, most formidable of all, her own desires. A steady stream of critical re-interpretations of Tess has only lent strength to her standing as one of the most memorable characters in Victorian fiction. Troubling, intense and possessing a uniquely emotional brand of narrative suspense, the novel has come to be seen as not simply a classic but as Thomas Hardy's masterpiece.

With an eye-catching new cover, and professionally typeset manuscript, this edition of Tess of the d'Urbervilles is both modern and readable.

Customer Reviews


There are no reviews for this product.
Share your thoughts with other customers:
Write a Customer Review