The Return of the Native

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Macmillan, 1950 - Adultery - 470 pages
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Eustacia Vye criss-crosses the wild Egdon Heath, eager to experience life to the full in her quest for 'music, poetry, passion, war'. She marries Clym Yeobright, native of the heath, but his idealism frustrates her romantic ambitions and her discontent draws others into a tangled web of deceit and unhappiness.

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User Review  - Elaine - Goodreads

I am currently finishing an essay on this novel, and as such, writing a review is the last thing I want to do. My poor, poor fingers... In short: Victorian soap opera with unexpectedly gorgeous ... Read full review

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User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

This book really deserves 3.5 stars, because there is a lot of clever writing, lots of phrases that I underlined and read outloud to my husband. Thomas Hardy, he knows how to turn a phrase. It's not 4 ... Read full review

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