Tess is an innocent young girl until the day she goes to visit her rich 'relatives', the D'Urbervilles.
Her encounter with her manipulative cousin, Alec, leads her onto a path that is beset with suffering and betrayal.
When she falls in love with another man, Angel Clare, Tess sees a potential escape from her past, but only if she can tell him her shameful secret... 'Gloriously physical, full of passion and irony, humour and tenderness' Anne Michaels
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 480 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 07/04/2011
- Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099560692