Thomas Hardy: The Time-torn Man

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Edition Penguin Books, First Impression, 2007. ISBN: 978-0-141-01741-9. PAPERBACK. 511 pages, size: 13 x 19.8 x 3.3 cm. Just light tanning to paper edges. Otherwise the new and unread book remains in very good condition: Soft cover intact; text all clean and tight. Prompt dispatch from UK. (Please note the illustrating pictures you see next to our description are of the actual item in our stock and might not match with the main page's image, which is sometimes confusing).

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"A fascinating case study in mid-Victorian literary sociology." -"The New York Times" "Admirable . . . One returns to Thomas Hardy with renewed pleasure and surprise." -"The New York Review of Books" "Tomalin brings . . . the skills of an experienced and accomplished biographer . . . and the confidence of a deeply informed literary critic." -Jonathan Yardley, "The Washington Post"

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Claire Tomalin is a former literary editor of the New Statesman and the Sunday Times. She has written seven highly acclaimed literary biographies, all available in Penguin, and has won many prizes, including the Whitbread Book of the Year for Samuel Pepys. She is married to the novelist and playwright Michael Frayn.

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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, United Kingdom, 2012. Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. Thomas Hardy is the acclaimed biography by bestselling author Claire Tomalin'An extraordinary story, beautifully told. Tomalin is the most empathetic of biographers' Craig Brown, Mail on SundayParadox ruled Thomas Hardy's life. His birth was almost his death; he became one of the great Victorian novelists and reinvented himself as one of the twentieth-century's greatest poets; he was an unhappy husband and a desolate widower; he wrote bitter attacks on the English class system yet prized the friendship of aristocrats.In the hands of Whitbread Award-winning biographer Claire Tomalin, author of the bestselling books Charles Dickens: A Life and The Invisible Woman, Thomas Hardy the novelist, poet, neglectful husband and mourning lover all come vividly alive. 'Another triumph for a biographer who goes from strength to strength' Melvyn Bragg, Guardian, Books of the Year'Tomalin provides an object lesson in how to write a life' Economist'A moving story, and Tomalin tells it vividly, with as great a fund of sympathy and sense, as can be imagined' Daily Telegraph'Skilful and absorbing, admirable. The most compelling of life stories' Daily Telegraph'Hardy emerges as a man full of spirit and gaiety' Sunday TimesClaire Tomalin is the award-winning author of eight highly acclaimed biographies, including: The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft; Shelley and His World; Katherine Mansfield: A Secret Life; The Invisible Woman: The Story of Nelly Ternan and Charles Dickens; Mrs Jordan's Profession; Jane Austen: A Life; Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self; Thomas Hardy: The Time-Torn Man and, most recently, Charles Dickens: A Life. A former literary editor of the New Statesman and the Sunday Times, she is married to the playwright and novelist Michael Frayn. Seller Inventory # AAZ9780241963289

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