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    DescriptionHow well do you really know your favourite author? Ace literary detective turned quizmaster John Sutherland challenges the reader to find out. Starting with easy, factual questions that test how well you remember a novel and its characters, the quiz progresses to a level of greater difficulty, demanding close reading and interpretative deduction. What really motivates the characters, and what is going on beneath the surface of the story? From Bathsheba's valentine to Tess's favourite cows, the subjects range across six of Hardy's most popular novels. Designed to amuse and divert, the questions and answers take the reader on an imaginative journey into the world of Thomas Hardy, where hypothesis and speculation produce fascinating and unexpected insights. Whether you are an expert or enthusiast, "So You Think You Know Thomas Hardy?" guarantees you will know him much better after reading it.


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    Title
    So You Think You Know Thomas Hardy?
    Subtitle
    A Literary Quizbook
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) John Sutherland
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 129 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 183 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780192804433
    ISBN 10: 019280443X
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: DSBF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T18.5
    BIC subject category V2: DSK
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC subject category V2: WDK
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 04
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15720
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    DC22: 823.8
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004120
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 14
    LC subject heading:
    B&T General Subject: 495
    DC22: 823/.8
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PR4757.F5 S88 2005
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: WDK, DSK, DSBF
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press
    Publication date
    03 November 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Oxford
    Author Information
    John Sutherland has recently retired as Lord Northcliffe Professor of Modern English Literature at University College London. He has edited numerous editions for OWC, including novels by Thackeray, Dickens, Wilkie Collins, Trollope and most recently Lytton Strachey's Eminent Victorians. He is the author ofIs Heathcliff a Murderer?, Can Jane Eyre Be Happy, Who Betrays Elizabeth Bennet?, and (with Cedric Watt) Henry V, War Criminal?. His most recent book is a biography of Stephen Spender.
    Review quote
    How well do you really know your favorite author? Ace literary detective turned quizmaster John Sutherland challenges readers to find out. Starting with easy, factual questions that test how well you remember a novel and its characters, the quiz progresses to a level of greater difficulty, demanding close reading and interpretative deduction. What really motivates the characters, and what is going on beneath the surface of the story? Entertaining and diverting, the questions and answers take the reader on an imaginative journey into the world of Thomas Hardy, where hypothesis and speculation produce fascinating and unexpected insights. Whether you are an expert or enthusiast, So You Think You Know Thomas Hardy? guarantees you a better understanding of the author and his works.
    Table of contents
    FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD; THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE; THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE; THE WOODLANDERS; TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES; JUDE THE OBSCURE