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Mayor of Casterbridge (version 3)

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In a fit of drunkenness, Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter to the highest bidder at a country fair. He lives with regret and swears off drink, until his wife and daughter return eighteen years later, when he is now well-off and the Mayor of Casterbridge.


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Reviews (Rated: 5 Stars - 5 reviews)

Reviewer: - January 4, 2021
Subject: The Mayor of Casterbridge
Interesting story a lot of turmoils, love triangle, sad ending..Good reader.
Reviewer: - December 27, 2020
Subject: The Mayor of Casterbridge
Interesting story, love triangle, a lot of turmoil but happy ending. Good reader.
Reviewer: - November 17, 2020
Subject: The Mayor of Casterbridge
Good story and good Reader by Bruce Pirie. Thomas Hardy described a character of a man (the old Mayor) who could not accept his lost/failure, he always fought between his bad and good intensions, but the bad ones that won most of the time. A lot of twists and turns There was love triangle in between. Sadly the old Mayor died alone.. triangle in between. Sadly the old Mayor died alone at the end.
Reviewer: - November 14, 2020
Subject: The Mayor of Casterbridge
Thanks to the provider and the good Reader (Bruce Pirie). Good story.Such Mayor's character exists in our modern society. Man who could not accept his lost and envied the other who was sucessful. He struglled between his bad and good thoughts, but the bad ones that always won. He could be a good man if he wanted to. Something good happened to him but it was taken away due to his mistake. Sadly at the end he felt unwanted, outcasted and disrepectfull and died alone. Dramatic ending.
Reviewer: - May 10, 2020
What a rather sad story, so, beware!


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