Wessex Tales

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Reprint Services Corporation, Dec 21, 2007 - Fiction - 302 pages
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Preparing for a trip to South-West England I have lately been reading and watching Thomas Hardy material. His Wessex Stories, a series of magazine short stories, are brilliant, what a story teller he ... Read full review

WESSEX TALES

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Hardy tests the skill of any narrator. Not only must the reader dramatize differences of age, sex, region, and class among the characters who inhabit the fictional county of Wessex in the last century ... Read full review

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Contents

THE THREE STRANGERS
3
A TRADITION OF EIGHTEEN HUNDRED AND FOUR
33
THE MELANCHOLY HUSSAR OF THE GERMAN LEGION
45
THE WITHERED ARM
67
A LORN MILKMAID
69
THE YOUNG WIFE
72
A VISION
77
A SUGGESTION
82
A RENCOUNTER
105
FELLOWTO WNSMEN
111
INTERLOPERS AT THE KNAP
177
THE DISTRACTED PREACHER
215
HOW HIS COLD WAS CURED
217
HOW HE SAW TWO OTHER MEN
231
THE MYSTERIOUS GREATCOAT
235
AT THE TIME OF THE NEW MOON
244

CONJUROR TRENDLE
87
A SECOND ATTEMPT
91
A RIDE VII
95
A WATERSIDE HERMIT
101
HOW THEY WENT TO LULWIND COVE
253
THE GREAT SEARCH AT NETHERMOYNTON
263
THE WALK TO WARMELL CROSS AND AFTERWARDS
273

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