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Review: Far from the Madding Crowd

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

I really enjoyed this book and I think my AP English high school self would be shocked to learn this after having read "depressing Tess". Like Tess, the prose was evocative and painted such vivid and ... Read full review

Review: Far from the Madding Crowd

User Review  - Jane Geltzer - Goodreads

After watching the updated movie, I felt there was something missing and so I had to read the book. I couldn't put it down. When I taught English for 39 years I tried to impress upon my students that ... Read full review

Review: Far from the Madding Crowd

User Review  - Alex - Goodreads

Thomas Hardy writes often about women, with a sympathy that looks a little like contempt. In Far From the Madding Crowd he lays out the options available to Bathsheba Everdene (yes, Katniss is named ... Read full review

Review: Far from the Madding Crowd

User Review  - Maria Grazia - Goodreads

Bathsheba Everdene is the heroine and heart of this story but - as it often happens with Jane Austen's Emma - not a character easy to love. She's flawed and vain, prone to make the wrong decisions and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Appoline - Goodreads

GABRIEL OAK 4EVER Read full review

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User Review  - lauralizabeth - Goodreads

Really lovely. Thomas Hardy doesn't miss much. Read full review

Review: Far from the Madding Crowd

User Review  - Courtney - Goodreads

I'm torn. I wanted to like this book so bad. The story itself is fantastic. I didn't like the narrator's voice, but the story being told by the narrator I loved. However, I like stories that are ... Read full review

Review: Far from the Madding Crowd

User Review  - Judith Johnson - Goodreads

Reread after seeing the current movie and found some lines that I thought were too current in the movie to indeed be in the book. Love it every time I visit Thomas Hardy Read full review

Review: Far from the Madding Crowd

User Review  - Karolien - Goodreads

This book was nice ! I love Thomas Hardys'novels since I read Tess of the D'urbervilles and this is a masterpiece as well. Batsheba Everdeen is a strong powerful woman who tries to find her place in a ... Read full review

Review: Far from the Madding Crowd

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

To be honest, I started this book because of a Good Reads group I'm a member of and because of the movie adaptation coming out this year. I was on my guard because I had tried to read another of ... Read full review

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