ISBN 9788171674053,Far From The Madding Crowd

Far From The Madding Crowd


Thomas Hardy


Rupa & Co



Rupa & Co

Publication Year 1999

ISBN 9788171674053

ISBN-10 8171674054


Number of Pages 384 Pages
Language (English)


The First Of The Three Suitors That Bathsheba Needs To Cope With Is Shepherd Gabriel Oak, Who Is Financially Crumbling By His Sheepdog Driving His Flock Over A Cliff, And Who Is Now Forced To Work For Her On Her Farm. The Second Suitor Is Boldwood, A Farmer, To Whom Bathsheba Foolishly Sends An Unidentified Valentine, Which He Takes So Earnestly That He Falls In Love With Her. The Third Suitor Is The Dashing Sergeant Troy, Who Is In Love With Bathsheba'S Maid Fanny Robin. But He Cannot Marry Her Because She Goes To The Wrong Church For The Ceremonies. Far From The Madding Crowd Is Perhaps The Most Renowned And Most Amusing Of Hardy'S Works. Although The Acquainted Themes Of Misery And Unfaithfulness Are Manifested, It Is The Creation Of Hardy'S Extremely Intimate And First-Hand Knowledge Of The Human Conflicts, Habits, And Idiosyncrasies Of Men And Women Set In A Rural Background. About Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy Is One Of The Most Famous Poets And Novelists Of All Times. He Was Born In Higher Bockhampton, Dorset. At The Young Age Of Sixteen, He Was Apprenticed To A Local Architect, John Hicks. He Later Went To London To Follow His Architectural Vocation And Began Writing At The Same Time. He Came Back To Dorset In The Year 1867 To Become An Assistant To The Same John Hicks He Was Apprenticed To. In The Year Fateful Year Of 1874, He Gave Up On Architecture And Dedicated Himself Completely To Writing. He Married His First Wife Emma Gifford At The Time And In The Same Year, Far From The Madding Crowd Was Published And Achieved Significant Feat. Hardy Moved Back To London In The Year 1878. His Reputation As Writer Developed And He Became An Eminent Personality In London'S Literary Circles. Some Of The Famous Works Written By Thomas Hardy Are Jude The Obscure, The Mayor Of Cambridge, The Return Of The Native, Under The Greenwood Tree, And The Woodlanders.