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DVD's: Thomas Hardy

RU Library - Level 1

Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Tess Durbeyfield is a luminous beauty who is violated by one man and forsaken by another, but she refuses to remain a victim. Her struggle to endure despite the abandonment of her true love, and despite her desperate attempt to attain happiness, propels Tess toward a tragic end

The Mayor of Casterbridge

At a West Country fair a drunken Michael Henchard auctions his wife and daughter, a shameful act which he is never able to forget. Years later, his wife goes in search of him and finds a respected and prosperous man. Henchard is determined to make amends, but his actions only serve to bring more despair and destruction

Jude the Obscure

Jude Fawley is a poor stone carver who is tricked into a loveless marriage and ultimately forced to give up his dreams of a university education. After his wife deserts him, he begins a scandalous relationship with his cousin Sue Bridehead