Jude the Obscure

Jude the Obscure

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Jude Fawley, the stonemason excluded not by his wits but by poverty from the world of Christminster privilege, finds fulfilment in his relationship with Sue Bridehead. Both have left earlier marriages. Ironically, when tragedy tests their union it is Sue, the modern emancipated woman, who proves unequal to the challenge. Hardy's fearless exploration of sexual and social relationships and his prophetic critique of marriage scandalised the late Victorian establishment and marked the end of his career as a novelist.
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  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 25mm | 364g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • 0141442018
  • 9780141442013
  • 1,740,408

About Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy was born in 1840 and wrote both poetry and novels, including The Mayor of Casterbridge, Far from the Madding Crowd, Tess of the D'Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure. He died in 1928.
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