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.


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


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