The Return of The Native
Clym Yeobright returns from Paris to the village of his birth, inspired to improve the life of its men and women. But his plans are upset when he falls in love with a beautiful, darkly discontented girl, Eustacia Vye, who longs to escape from her provincial surroundings.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - AlisonY - LibraryThing
Hardy is synonymous with 19th century English country landscapes, and never more so than in Return of the Native. Set on the mythical Egdon Heath, this novel is the next best thing to a time machine ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - m.belljackson - LibraryThing
In this overdrawn and repetitive novel, Hardy offers up deceitful, tiresome Eustacia Vye in a comedy of errors fraught with Thomasin generally being a drag. Reading about artificially tensed gambling ... Read full review