Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Hardcover Classics - Coralie Bickford-Smith

Thomas Hardy - Author

Tim Dolin - Editor

Tim Dolin - Notes by

Margaret Randolph Higonnet - Introduction by

Coralie Bickford-Smith - Jacket Illustrator

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ISBN 9780141040332 | 592 pages | 27 Oct 2009 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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When Tess Durbeyfield is driven by family poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D'Urbervilles and seek a portion of their family fortune, meeting her 'cousin' Alec proves to be her downfall. A very different man, Angel Clare, seems to offer her love and salvation, but Tess must choose whether to reveal her past or remain silent in the hope of a peaceful future. With its sensitive depiction of the wronged Tess and powerful criticism of social convention, Tess of the D'Urbervilles is one of the most moving and poetic of Hardy's novels.