This is the story of a struggle between the flesh and spirit. It concerns Jude Fawley, a young Wessex villager of exceptional promise, who goes to Oxford, contracts a loveless marriage and becomes embroiled in a doomed love affair with his cousin.
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Book Description PENGUIN BOOKS LTD, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140260463