#DailyBookQuote : 5th June 2013
– Thomas Hardy (June 2, 1840 – Jan 11, 1928)
– Thomas Hardy’s Tess of the d’Urbervilles
The chance discovery by a young peasant woman that she is a descendant of the noble family of d’Urbervilles is to change the course of her life. Tess Durbeyfield leaves home on the first of her fateful journeys, and meets the ruthless Alec d’Urberville. Thomas Hardy’s impassioned story tells of hope and disappointment, rejection and enduring love.
- ‘You Ain’t Ruined’: How Thomas Hardy Took On Victorian-Era Purity Culture (theatlantic.com)
- He Never Expected Much: Thomas Hardy (ratiocinativa.wordpress.com)