By Thomas Hardy
Self reliant and lively Bathsheba Everdene has come to Weatherbury to soak up her place as a farmer at the biggest property within the sector. Her daring presence attracts 3 very diversified suitors: the gentleman-farmer Boldwood, soldier-seducer Sergeant Troy and the committed shepherd Gabriel Oak. every one, in contrasting methods, unsettles her judgements and complicates her lifestyles, and tragedy ensues, threatening the soundness of the total group. the 1st of his works set in Wessex, Hardy's novel of swiftpassion and gradual courtship is imbued along with his evocative descriptions of rural lifestyles and landscapes, and with unflinching honesty approximately sexual relationships.
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