Giles Winterbourne and Grace Melbury are destined to be married, but on her return from finishing school, Grace feels she has risen above the humble community of Little Hintock. Tempted by the superficial charms of the ambitious newcomer Edred Fitzpiers, she is drawn into a desperate union.
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Set in the wooded outskirts of Blackmoor Vale, a novel which tells the story of two women and their love for one man.Review:
“Hardy’s novels are full of love for places and pity for people. If they are to be read aloud, then these things must be felt within the voice of the reader. I find them in Rufus Sewell’s voice… Sewell speaks to the inner ear and with the characters’
talk heard as part of the story; their speech is differentiated, but only as far as is necessary and natural.”
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