10) Two on a Tower
12) Wessex Tales
Whether you're a long-time fan of Thomas Hardy's works or a first-time reader who is curious about the author of such masterpieces as Tess of the d'Urbervilles and Far From the Madding Crowd, this collection of short stories offers a gratifying introduction to the renowned British naturalist's literary talent.
Dip a toe into the literary oeuvre of British novelist and poet Thomas Hardy in this well-curated collection of some of his best short stories. Hardy was famed for his ability to create characters who struggle mightily against social mores and circumstances beyond their control, and this strength shines in the finely drawn characters who populate these tales.
Many of Thomas Hardy's best-known works of fiction were set in the Dorset region, which he called "Wessex." Many of these poems, written over a period of 30 years, are also set in and deeply influenced by the Wessex landscape. Although Hardy considered himself to be more a poet than a novelist, this was his first published collection of verse.
This delightful collection of verse from Thomas Hardy, a poet and novelist who penned the books Far From the Madding Crowd and Jude the Obscure, highlights a master at the height of his powers. Topics broached include nostalgic looks back at childhood, profound and nuanced poems of love, and even a few poems that address scientific discoveries of the day, including Einstein's theories.