The Mayor of CasterbridgeThomas Hardy
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When Henchard, an out-of-work hay-trusser gets drunk and sells his wife at a country fair, his life will never be the same. Eighteen years later, his wife and daughter return to Casterbridge to find that Henchard has become Mayor. Although he's spent most of his life attempting to repent for his actions, he remains a rash and impetuous man. Hardy portrays Henchard as a tragic hero, searching for love and acceptance from the community around him, posing the overarching question of whether we shape our own fate, or whether life deals us an inevitable hand.
Thomas Hardy - Autor
Thomas Hardy s-a născut la Higher Bockhampton, Dorset, la 2 iunie 1840. A studiat arhitectura la Londra, dar a profesat puțin, dedicându-se literaturii. Debutul, cu romanul Remedii disperate, marchează începutul unei fructuoase cariere literare, care...AFLĂ MAI MULTE Vezi toate cărţile