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Far From the Madding Sentence Chapter 2

Gabriel, lately, for the first time since his prostration by misfortune, had been independent in thought and vigorous in action to a marked extent – conditions which, powerless without an opportunity, as an opportunity without them is barren, would have … Continue reading

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Far from the Madding Sentence

  I’m currently reading Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy. I like his poetry a lot, but I have to say I struggle with his prose. I’m sure it must be me rather than him, him being the … Continue reading

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Thomas Hardy

I’ve just got into Time Torn Man by Claire Tomalin, the latest bio of Thomas Hardy.  I was a bit hesitant because it’s a great, thick tome and I somehow had the vibes that it might be dry.  As a … Continue reading

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