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Classics Book Club on Zoom - The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

Thursday, April 22, 2021
10:30 am11:30 am

Join us as we read and discuss many of the great works of classic literature.

This month we will be discussing The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

baby daughter for five guineas at a country fair. Over the course of the following years, he manages to establish himself as a respected and prosperous pillar of the community of Casterbridge, but behind his success there always lurk the shameful secret of his past and a personality prone to self-destructive pride and temper. Subtitled ‘A Story of a Man of Character’, Hardy’s powerful and sympathetic study of the heroic but deeply flawed Henchard is also an intensely dramatic work, tragically played out against the vivid backdrop of a close-knit Dorsetshire town.

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