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Book Information: Mayor of Casterbridge, the

Mayor of Casterbridge, the (1886) [Novel]
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The Mayor of Casterbridge, is Thomas Hardy's compelling exploration of Michael Henchard's attempts to atone for having sold his wife and daughter at a village fair. This atonement starts a chain of events leading to tragedy and Henchard's own ultimate destruction. The dramatic story and structural parallel to Shakespeare's King Lear suggests that humankind has the nobility and strength to endure.

Original title: The Mayor of Casterbridge
Original languages: English

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

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Mayor of Casterbridge, the (1886)
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Language: English

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Manifested in:

The Mayor of Castorbridge (1962)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Boston
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company
ISBN: 0395051584
Pages: 290

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