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Penguin Readers Level 5: Far from the Madding Crowd (ELT Graded Reader)

Penguin Readers Level 5: Far from the Madding Crowd (ELT Graded Reader)

Author: Thomas Hardy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2020

Penguin Readers is an ELT graded reader series for learners of English as a foreign language. With carefully adapted text, new illustrations and language learning exercises, the print edition also includes instructions to access supporting material online. Titles include popular classics, exciting contemporary fiction, and thought-provoking non-fiction, introducing language learners to bestselling authors and compelling content. The eight levels of Penguin Readers follow the Common European Framework of Reference for language learning (CEFR). Exercises at the back of each Reader help language learners to practise grammar, vocabulary, and key exam skills. Before, during and after-reading questions test readers' story comprehension and develop vocabulary. Visit the Penguin Readers website Exclusively with the print edition, readers can unlock online resources including a digital book, audio edition, lesson plans and answer keys. Bathsheba Everdene is young and beautiful. She has her own farm and she likes to do things her way. Three men are in love with her - a poor shepherd, a rich farmer and a soldier. Which man will she choose, and will he be the right one for her?

Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Tess of the d'Urbervilles

Author: Thomas Hardy Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/08/2020

The Return of the Native (1878)

The Return of the Native (1878)

Author: Thomas Hardy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/08/2020

The Return of the Native was a radical departure for Thomas Hardy, ushering in his tragic literary vision of the world. Though set in a small space (Egdon Heath in the fictional county of Wessex) and short time (a year and a day), the novel addresses the broad social and intellectual upheavals of the Victorian age. Much of this turmoil is embodied in the character of Eustacia Vye, the novel's wild and wilful female protagonist. A complex, independent young woman, Eustacia is a sympathetic but ultimately tragic figure, the epitome of what the narrator calls the irrepressible New. The appendices to this Broadview edition place the novel in the context of Hardy's career and the scientific and social ideas of the time; documents include contemporary reviews, related writings by Hardy, and materials on biology, geology, and the Woman Question. Illustrations from the original serialisation in Belgravia magazine are also included.

The Return of the Native

The Return of the Native

Author: Thomas Hardy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/07/2020

Late Lyrics and Earlier

Late Lyrics and Earlier

Author: Thomas Hardy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/07/2020

The Dynasts

The Dynasts

Author: Thomas Hardy Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 16/07/2020

Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd

Author: Thomas Hardy, Judith John Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/07/2020

A stunning new edition with deluxe cover treatments, ribbon markers, luxury endpapers and gilded edges. The unabridged text is accompanied by a Glossary of Victorian and Literary terms produced for the modern reader. Thomas Hardy's perennially popular and oft-adapted fourth novel, Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), was also hugely successful in his day. Following the intertwining lives of its characters, we watch as independent and free-spirited Bathsheba Everdene makes various false starts with her infatuated neighbour William Boldwood and the dashing soldier Sergeant Troy (who is also involved with the tragic Fanny Robin), before finally accepting that her heart lies with faithful shepherd Gabriel Oak. It truly deserves its designation as one of the greatest love stories of all time. The FLAME TREE COLLECTABLE CLASSICS are chosen to create a delightful and timeless home library.

The Mayor of Casterbridge

The Mayor of Casterbridge

Author: Thomas Hardy Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2020

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