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Selected Short Stories and Poems
James Gibson

Classification : Short Stories
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2009
Imprint : Everyman Classics
Page Extent : TBC
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9789350091074
Price : 250

About the book
Hardy’s most memorable stories and poetry in one volume The arrival of Farmer Lodge’s young bride causes quite a stir amongst the villagers of Holmstoke. But for Rhoda Brook, the mother of Lodge’s child, curiosity breeds obsession and, one night, she is taunted by a vision of Gertrude revelling in her new status. Summoning all her strength, Rhoda drives the spectre away, but her triumph is shortlived and with increasing horror she witnesses the sinister effects of a malevolent force nothing can defeat. ‘The Withered Arm’ is one of Hardy’s famous Wessex Tales, a collection inspired, like his poetry, by the Dorset rural life and traditions he knew so well. The only edition available, with introduction and chronology of Hardy’s life and times

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