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Tess of the D'Urbervilles
by Thomas Hardy

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Tess of the D'Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy Overview

When Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting her 'cousin' Alec proves to be her downfall. A very different man, Angel Clare, seems to offer her love and salvation, but Tess must choose whether to reveal her past or remain silent in the hope of a peaceful future.

Thomas Hardy

About Tess of the D'Urbervilles Description

Thomas Hardy, OM, was an English author of the naturalist movement, although in several poems he displays elements of the previous romantic and enlightenment periods of literature, such as his fascination with the supernatural. He regarded himself primarily as a poet and composed novels mainly for financial gain. The bulk of his work, set mainly in the semi-fictional land of Wessex, delineates cha

Data Book Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Original Title Tess of the d'Urbervilles: A Pure Woman Faithfully Presented ISBN 0141439599 (ISBN13: 9780141439594 ) Edition Language English Characters Tess Durbeyfield, Alec D'Urberville, Angel Clare setting United Kingdom (357)