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The Trumpet-Major

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The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy
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Anne Garland, who lives with her widowed mother in a mill owned by Miller Loveday, has three suitors: the local squire's nephew Festus and the miller's two sons, Robert and John. While Festus' aggressive pursuit deters the young woman from considering him as a husband, the indecisive Anne wavers between light-hearted Bob and gentle, steadfast John. But as their Wessex village prepares for possible invasion by Napoleon's fleet, all find their destinies increasingly tangled with the events of history. The Loveday brothers, one a sailor and one a soldier, must wrestle with their commitments to their country and their feelings for Anne. Lyrical and light-hearted, yet shot through with irony, The Trumpet-Major (1880) is one of Hardy's most unusual novels and a fascinating tale of love and desire.

Author Biography

Thomas Hardy was born in 1840 and wrote both poetry and novels, including Far From the Madding Crowd, The Mayor of Casterbridge, Tess of the D'Urbevilles and Jude the Obscure. He died in 1928
Release date NZ
May 7th, 1998
Author
Contributors
Introduction by Linda M. Shires Notes by Linda M. Shires Preface by Patricia Ingham
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Penguin Classics
Pages
416
Dimensions
129x198x25
ISBN-13
9780140435405
Product ID
1683872

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