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Penguin Books Ltd 1994 - Michael Henchard is an out-of-work hay-trusser who gets drunk at a local fa ir and impulsively sells his wife Susan and baby daughter. Eighteen years l ater Susan and her daughter seek him out, only to discover that he has beco me the most prominent man in Casterbridge. Henchard attempts to make amends for his youthful misdeeds but his unchanged impulsiveness clouds his relat ionships in love as well as his fortunes in business. Although Henchard is fated to be a modern-day tragic hero, unable to survive in the new commerci al world, his story is also a journey towards love. This edition is the onl y critically established text of the novel, based on a comprehensive study of the manuscript and Hardy's extensive revisions. [Attributes: Soft Cover]
      [Bookseller: Infinity Books Japan]
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