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Jude the Obscure
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Jude the Obscure
Creators: Thomas Hardy
Publisher: Penguin USA, Inc.
Imprint: Signet Classics
Pub. date: 08/04/2009
SRP: 6.95 USD
Format: Mobipocket eBook
DRM Level: Encrypted
Min. Version: Mobipocket Reader 4.7
File size: 746 KB
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   Classic Literature, Fiction
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Short Description:
   

Jude Fawley is a bright but impoverished stonemason who aspires to attend university and become a scholar. H is failure to fulfill the expectations of the two women he loves points to his final tragedy. Concerned with the destructive conventions of marriage and the English class system, Jude the Obscure is a raging indictment of Victorian society; the censure of this insightful book was almost without precedent in the history of English literature.

Full Description:
   

Jude Fawley is a bright but impoverished stonemason who aspires to attend university and become a scholar. H is failure to fulfill the expectations of the two women he loves points to his final tragedy. Concerned with the destructive conventions of marriage and the English class system, Jude the Obscure is a raging indictment of Victorian society; the censure of this insightful book was almost without precedent in the history of English literature.

Reviews:
  Publisher's Weekly
     

July 29, 2013
The controversial tale of Jude Fawley and his unconventional relationship with his cousin, Sue Bridehead, is as fascinating today as it was when Hardy published the novel in 1895. Beautifully narrated by the gifted Neville Jason, this story of repression, judgment, and true love will appeal to listeners who love the classics. Jason’s proper tone and slow pacing is a perfect fit for Hardy’s prose. As Jude, Jason shifts his voice to become, by turns, optimistic and lovelorn, while the supporting characters are equally well crafted. The result is a truly memorable literary experience that demands repeated listens.

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