The Woodlanders

  • by Thomas Hardy
  • Narrated by Samuel West
  • 14 hrs and 16 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Set in the Dorset landscape familiar to Hardy novels, The Woodlanders concerns the fortunes of Giles Winterborne, whose love for the well-do-do Grace Melbury is challenged by the arrival of a dashing and dissolute doctor, Edred Fitzpiers. When the mysterious Mrs Charmond further complicates the romantic entanglements, marital choice and class mobility become inextricably linked.

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What the Critics Say

"The foremost novelist of his time." (Geoffrey Harvey, The Complete Critical Guide to Thomas Hardy)

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Customer Reviews

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Excellent read

This is the best book I have read for a long time. I was engrossed from start to finish. Hardy so cleverly develops the characters and relationships that you feel you know them and have a connection from early on in the book.
I didn't want it to end.
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- linda

Superb.

Great, a brilliant story with all drawn characters. A much overlooked Hardy novel. Nicely read. I really loved it.
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- Chris Bird

Book Details

  • Release Date: 14-08-2007
  • Publisher: Audible Studios