The return of the native / Thomas Hardy with an introduction by Jane Smiley and an afterword by Jeffrey Meyers.
By: Hardy, Thomas.
Contributor(s): Meyers, Jeffrey | Smiley, Jane.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Signet Classic, 2008Description: xii, 415 pages ; 18 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780451531124; 0451531124.Subject(s): People with visual disabilities -- Fiction | Mothers and sons -- Fiction | Mate selection -- Fiction | Heathlands -- Fiction | Adultery -- Fiction | Adultery | Heathlands | Mate selection | Mothers and sons | People with visual disabilities | Physically handicapped -- Fiction | Mother-son relationship -- Fiction | Adultery -- Fiction | People with visual disabilities -- Fiction | People with visual disabilities -- Fiction | Mothers and sons -- Fiction | Mate selection -- Fiction | Heathlands -- Fiction | Adultery -- Fiction | Love stories | Wessex (England) -- Fiction | England -- Wessex | Wessex (England) -- Fiction | Wessex (England)Genre/Form: Romance fiction. | Fiction. | Love stories. | Romance fiction.DDC classification: 823/.8 LOC classification: PSOther classification: I561.44 Online resources: Sample text | Contributor biographical information | Publisher description
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 413-415).
BOOK ONE : THE THREE WOMEN -- 1.A Face on Which Time Makes but Little Impression -- 2. Humanity Appears upon the Scene, Hand in Hand with Trouble -- 3. The Custom of the Country -- 4. The Halt on the Turnpike Road -- 5. Perplexity among Honest People -- 6. The Figure against the Sky -- 7. Queen of Night -- 8. Those Who Are Found Where There Is Said to Be Nobody -- 9. Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy -- 10.A Desperate Attempt at Persuasion -- 11. The Dishonesty of an Honest Woman -- BOOK TWO : THE ARRIVAL -- 1. Tidings of the Comer -- 2. The People at Blooms-End Make Ready -- 3. How a Little Sound Produced a Great Dream -- 4. Eustacia Is Led on to an Adventure -- 5. Through the Moonlight -- 6. The Two Stand Face to Face -- 7.A Coalition between Beauty and Oddness -- 8. Firmness Is Discovered in a Gentle Heart -- BOOK THREE : THE FASCINATION -- 1."My Mind to Me a Kingdom Is" -- 2. The New Course Causes Disappointment -- 3. The First Act in a Timeworn Drama -- 4. An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness -- 5. Sharp Words Are Spoken, and a Crisis Ensues -- 6. Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete -- 7. The Morning and the Evening of a Day -- 8.A New Force Disturbs the Current.
BOOK FOUR : THE CLOSED DOOR -- 1. The Rencounter by the Pool -- 2. He Is Set upon by Adversities but He Sings a Song -- 3. She Goes Out to Battle against Depression -- 4. Rough Coercion Is Employed -- 5. The Journey across the Heath -- 6.A Conjuncture, and Its Result upon the Pedestrian -- 7. The Tragic Meeting of Two Old Friends -- 8. Eustacia Hears of Good Fortune, and Beholds Evil -- BOOK FIVE : THE DISCOVERY -- 1."Wherefore Is Light Given to Him That Is in Misery" -- 2.A Lurid Light Breaks in upon a Darkened Understanding -- 3. Eustacia Dresses Herself on a Black Morning -- 4. The Ministrations of a Half-forgotten One -- 5. An Old Move Inadvertently Repeated -- 6. Thomasin Argues with Her Cousin, and He Writes a Letter -- 7. The Night of the Sixth of November -- 8. Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers -- 9. Sights and Sounds Draw the Wanderers Together -- BOOK SIX : AFTERCOURSES -- 1. The Inevitable Movement Onward -- 2. Thomasin Walks in a Green Place by the Roman Road -- 3. The Serious Discourse of Clym with His Cousin -- 4. Cheerfulness Again Asserts Itself at Blooms-End, and Clym Finds His Vocation.
Presents Hardy's classic novel of two people caught up in their passion for each other and conflicting ambitions.