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Tess of the d'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy

Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891), by Thomas Hardy, was popular and controversial. The novel was rejected by several publishers when Hardy first attempted to publish it, so he revised the novel and change the title (from Too Late Beloved).

'Tess of the d'Urberville' Quotes
Tess of the d'Urberville is a tragedy. The novel details the loss of innocence and the ultimate destruction of a young girl. The novel was one of the last novels by Thomas Hardy, who is also famous for Jude the Obscure. Here are a few quotes from Tess of the d'Urberville.

'Tess of the d'Urbervilles' Review
Originally serialized in a paper The Graphic, Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles was first published as a book in 1891. This was Hardy's second-last novel (Jude the Obscure being the last one). Set in rural England of the time, the novel tells the story of a poor girl Tess Durbeyfield who is sent by her parents to a supposedly noble family...

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