Tess of the D'Urbervilles

  • by Thomas Hardy
  • Narrated by Stephen Jack
  • 17 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented was Thomas Hardy's penultimate novel. First published in 1891 and now considered a great classic of English literature, the book received mixed reviews when it first appeared, in part because it challenged the sexual mores of Hardy's day. Thomas Hardy (1840 - 1928) was an English novelist and poet of the naturalist movement. Please note: This is a vintage recording. The audio quality may not be up to modern day standards.

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excellence of hardys narrative

Understanding of human relationships exemplified by hardys focus on emotion as the basis for successful relationships, the folly of lust and downfall of its perpitraitors.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-08-2009
  • Publisher: RNIB