The Mayor of Casterbridge Paperback
by Thomas Hardy
Part of the The Penguin English Library series
This is the "Penguin English Library Edition" of "The Mayor of Casterbridge" by Thomas Hardy. 'Here - I am waiting to know about this offer of mine.
The woman is no good to me. Who'll have her?' In a fit of drunken anger, Michael Henchard sells his wife and baby daughter for five guineas at a country fair.
Over the course of the following years, he manages to establish himself as a respected and prosperous pillar of the community of Casterbridge, but behind his success there always lurk the shameful secret of his past and a personality prone to self-destructive pride and temper. "The Penguin English Library" - 100 editions of the best fiction in English, from the eighteenth century and the very first novels to the beginning of the First World War.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 26/07/2012
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141199597