The Thomas Hardy Collection Volume Two
The Return of the Native, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, and The Woodlanders
Three novels of love, ambition, and nineteenth-century English society.
This volume includes three of the greatest works by the iconic Victorian novelist.
The Return of the Native: Eustacia Vye yearns to escape the village of Egdon Heath, but her marriage to a well-traveled man doesn’t bring the adventure she craves, in this novel that brilliantly evokes the dangerous allure of romantic fantasies.
Tess of the D’Urbervilles: A young woman struggles against tradition and circumstance in this story of love, class, and deceit.
The Woodlanders: Grace Melbury is torn between a wealthy, unfaithful husband and the humble woodsman she truly loves in this novel that examines the perils of social ambition.