Nicholas (nwhyte) wrote,

July Books 13) Far From the Madding Crowd, by Thomas Hardy

I wasn't hugely grabbed by Tess of the d'Urbervilles, but I quite liked this, Hardy's first Wessex novel: a decent enough romantic plot, with some very good descriptive passages relating to the countryside. It seemed a much quicker and more enjoyable read than Tess, possibly because Hardy is not trying to be too Deep and Meaningful.
Tags: bookblog 2009, writer: thomas hardy

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