The Return of the Native

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Macmillan, 1950 - Adultery - 470 pages
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Eustacia Vye criss-crosses the wild Egdon Heath, eager to experience life to the full in her quest for 'music, poetry, passion, war'. She marries Clym Yeobright, native of the heath, but his idealism frustrates her romantic ambitions and her discontent draws others into a tangled web of deceit and unhappiness.

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User Review  - Lisa.Johnson.James - LibraryThing

This was my second book by Hardy. Like the first one I read, this is a book about moral dilemmas & the power of misperceptions. Eustacia & Thomasin are tragic heroines who suffer the consequences of ... Read full review

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User Review  - AMQS - LibraryThing

Two words: Alan Rickman. Okay, well the book deserves more than two words, and about Mr. Rickman I could go on and on. This is a heartbreaking story of love and betrayal, and of scheming and ... Read full review

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