The Mayor of Casterbridge Paperback
by Thomas Hardy
Part of the The Penguin English Library series
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