WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY LUCY HUGHES-HALLET. The Mayor of Casterbridge is a man haunted by his past.
In his youth he betrayed his wife and baby daughter in a shocking incident that led him to swear never to touch alcohol again for twenty-one years.
He has since risen from his humble origins to become a respected pillar of the community in Casterbridge, but his secrets cannot stay hidden forever and he has many hard lessons left to learn.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 384 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 03/06/2010
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099529576