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Mayor of Casterbridge

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ISBN : 978-93-86063-50-2
AUTHOR NAME : Thomas Hardy
YEAR: 2022
MEDIUM: English
FORMAT: Paper Back

Availability: In stock

Rs 95.00


At a country fair near Casterbridge, Wessex, a young hay-trusser named Michael Henchard overindulges in rum-laced furmity and auctions off his wife, Susan and baby daughter, Elizabeth-Jane to a sailor, Newson for five guineas. Once sober the next day, he realises that his wife and daughter are gone, he swears not to touch liquor again for as many years (21) as he has lived so far. Eighteen years later, Henchard, now a successful grain merchant, is the eponymous Mayor of Casterbridge, known for his staunch sobriety. All these years, Henchard has kept the details surrounding the “loss” of his wife a secret. While travelling to the island of Jersey on business, Henchard falls in love with a young woman named Lucetta. Just as Henchard is about to send for Lucetta, Susan unexpectedly appears in Casterbridge with her daughter....

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Present book is an abridged edition of the original creation by THOMAS HARDY. The book is a part of the fabulous collection of classics “Everlasting Illustrated Classics” retold for modern readers with catchy and lively illustrations. A number of questions are also asked at the end of the book to test the learning and understanding of the reader.

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