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Tess of the d'Urbervilles (version 2)

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles (version 2) by Thomas Hardy is a gripping and tragic tale of a young woman's struggle against the rigid social norms and expectations of Victorian England. The protagonist, Tess, is a strong and passionate character who is constantly thwarted by the oppressive forces of society and the men in her life.

Hardy's writing is evocative and powerful, drawing readers into the lush landscapes of rural England and the inner turmoil of Tess's conscience. The novel explores themes of class, gender roles, and sexual morality, challenging readers to question their own beliefs and attitudes towards these issues.

Overall, Tess of the d'Urbervilles is a thought-provoking and poignant novel that leaves a lasting impression on its readers. Hardy's masterful storytelling and complex characters make this a timeless classic that continues to resonate with contemporary audiences.

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Tess of the d'Urbervilles subtitled, "A Pure Woman," is the story of a young working woman named Tess Durbeyfield who is sent by her father to visit wealthy relatives. Her encounter with Alec d'Urberville changes her life forever, and brings about a doom that no one could have foreseen.

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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 6 reviews)

Reviewer: - June 24, 2021
excellent reading
Reviewer: - January 6, 2021
Subject: Review
Hmmmm....: I really didn’t care for this book. Very depressing and long.
Reviewer: - April 18, 2017
Subject: Thomas Hardy kills me
Somehow I've missed this book in all the Thomas Hardy I've read. The story contained many surprises, especially in the last few chapters, and the reader did a good job.
Reviewer: - November 7, 2015
Very excellent reader!
Reviewer: - September 14, 2015
Oh, wow.. so well read..
Reviewer: - March 26, 2013
Beautiful book, excellently read.

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