The Return of the Native
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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Review: The Return of the NativeUser Review - Heather - Goodreads
This book really deserves 3.5 stars, because there is a lot of clever writing, lots of phrases that I underlined and read outloud to my husband. Thomas Hardy, he knows how to turn a phrase. It's not 4 ... Read full review
Review: The Return of the NativeUser Review - Agostino Scafidi - Goodreads
Oh my God I hated this. Got to page 70 and said, "Enough already!" Maybe I'm stupid? Maybe I didn't give it enough of a chance? But... I read Dickens and loved it. De Sade and loved that too. Eugenie ... Read full review