• Label: Nab.
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  • Bestellnummer: 7359393
  • Erscheinungstermin: 2.8.2010


Michael Henchard, drunk at a country fair, sells his wife and baby daughter for five guineas. The following day, in despair and remorse, he forswears alcohol and sets out to redeem himself. In time, he becomes a respected merchant and eventually the mayor of the town. But Fate is not to be so easily appeased, and Henchard finds his past actions resonate through and destroy his plans for the future. One of the greatest novels in the English language, The Mayor of Casterbridge sees Thomas Hardy at his best, bringing landscape and richly imagined characters to life, and setting the hope of love against the forces of Providence.
  • Tracklisting
  1. 1 Chapter 1
  2. 2 The wife mostly kept her eyes fixed ahead?
  3. 3 A rather numerous company appeared within?
  4. 4 The auctioneer selling the old horses in the field outside?
  5. 5 'Five shillings,' said someone, at which there was a laugh.
  6. 6 'Very well, she shall have the child?'
  7. 7 Chapter 2: The morning sun was streaming through?
  8. 8 This seemed to accord with his desire.
  9. 9 'I, Michael Henchard, on this morning?'
  10. 10 Chapter 3: The highroad into the village?
  11. 11 'Why did we hinder our time by coming in here?'
  12. 12 'She was here at that time,' resumed Mrs. Newson?
  13. 13 Chapter 4: Henchard's wife acted for the best?
  14. 14 The sailor, drowned or no, was probably now lost?
  15. 15 The lamplights now glimmered through the engirdling trees?
  16. 16 Chapter 5: A few score yards brought them to the spot?
  17. 17 The interior of the hotel dining-room was spread out?

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