Wessex Tales

  • by Thomas Hardy
  • Narrated by Neville Jason
  • 10 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Wessex Tales, a collection of short stories including "The Three Strangers", "The Withered Arm", and "The Distracted Preacher", deals with a number of timeless themes seen so often in Hardy's work: marriage, class, revenge, and disappointed love. Many of the tales have a supernatural tinge, and all are set around Hardy's much loved homeland.
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Excellent scort stories

Interesting to hear Hardy's writing used for shorter stories. Less familiar stories, although I understand that they were dramatized for television in the early 1970's
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Entertaining miscellany of short stories.

Each story interesting in isolation and gripping as a whole.Excellent narration.I would recommend Wessex Tales as a good introduction to the works of Thomas Hardy to those not familiar with his particular style of writing.
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Book Details

  • Release Date: 06-06-2012
  • Publisher: Naxos AudioBooks