The Mayor of Casterbridge: The Life and Death of a Man of Character

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Modern Library, 1950 - Atonement - 432 pages
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Such beautiful writing and an unusual story. - LibraryThing
From there it leads to the inevitable tragic ending. - LibraryThing
Really interesting plot and great characters. - LibraryThing
The plot is not surprising. - LibraryThing
Hardy's writing is breathtaking. - LibraryThing

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User Review  - la2bkk - LibraryThing

A truly outstanding book, and perhaps my favorite work of 19th century British literature. The author's style is engaging, with interesting story lines and character development that flow seamlessly ... Read full review

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User Review  - Pauline Ross - Goodreads

My book group has a sadistic streak. They recommend chick lit and Booker prize winners and other deeply worthy stuff, and turn their noses up at perfectly good fantasy. Why? I can't understand it ... Read full review

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