Far From the Madding Crowd

  • by Thomas Hardy
  • Narrated by Jamie Parker
  • 14 hrs and 52 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

In a remote corner of early Victorian England, where traditional practices remain untouched by time, Bathsheba Everdene stands out as a beacon of female independence and self-reliance. However, when confronted with three suitors, among them the dashing Sergeant Troy, she shows a reckless capriciousness that threatens the stability of the whole community. Published in 1874, and an immediate best seller, Far From the Madding Crowd established Thomas Hardy as one of Britain's foremost novelists.
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Far from the madding crowd

This book was brilliantly read and i found myself totally immersed in the story. Loved it.
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Great reading/performance by Jamie Parker.

If Thomas Hardy is not exactly one of your favourites among the Nineteenth Century's Literary Greats, the narration of this novel by Jamie Parker will change your mind. Promise.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 27-05-2014
  • Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks