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  - 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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User Review  - David Sarkies - Goodreads

A young man returns to his home 27 Aug 2014 This was the last book on the English I curriculum and while I am undecided as to whether I actually read it (namely because when you get to that end of the ... Read full review

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