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Penguin Readers Factsheets. Level 5 Upper Intermediate. The Mayor of Casterbridge. Hardy showed an early interest in books, however, and when he was 16, he began training as an architect in Dorchester. Summary Michael Henchard is a simple farm worker.
The graded readers series of original fiction . Thomas Hardy was born on June 2, 1840, in Higher Bockhampton, England. In September 1874, his first book as a full-time author, Far from the Madding Crowd, appeared serially.
The graded readers series of original fiction, adapted fiction and factbooks especially written for teenagers. An adaptation of the classic story of Michael Henchard who rises above his poor and humble beginnings to become a successful businessman. The eldest child of Thomas and Jemima, Hardy studied Latin, French, and architecture in school. After publishing more than two dozen novels, one of the last being Tess of the d'Urbervilles, Hardy returned to writing poetry-his first love.
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The Mayor of Casterbridge, one of Thomas Hardy’s most powerful novels, opens with a scene of shocking heartlessness. In a fit of drunken rage, Michael Henchard, an out-of-work laborer, sells his wife and baby daughter to a passing sailor. Thomas Hardy’s almost supernatural insight into the course of wayward lives, his instinctive feeling for the beauty of the rural landscape, and his power to invest that landscape with moral significance all came together in an utterly fluent way in The Mayor of Casterbridge.
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The Mayor of Casterbridge: The Life and Death of a Man of Character is an 1886 novel by the English author Thomas Hardy. One of Hardy's Wessex novels, it is set in a fictional rural England with Casterbridge standing in for Dorchester in Dorset where the author spent his youth. It was first published as a weekly serialisation from January 1886.
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read by the actor Nigel Anthony. About the book: 'Here - I am waiting to know about this offer of mine. The woman is no good to me. Who'll have her?' In a fit of drunken anger, Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter for five guineas at a country fair.
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Publisher: Penguin; 2nd Revised edition edition (2008)
Pages: 104 pages
ePUB size: 1673 kb
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