Jude the Obscure

Jude the Obscure

Book - 1992
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Tells the story of Jude Fawley, a poor stonemason who longs for an education, and how a bad marriage and society's censure of his subsequent relationship with a cousin prevents him from achieving his dreams.
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1992
ISBN: 9780679409939
0679409939
9780140435382
0140435387
Branch Call Number: Fiction Hardy
Characteristics: xxxvii, 518 p. : map ; 21 cm. ; Penguin ed. 484 p

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BertBailey
Apr 07, 2014

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/apr/07/100-best-novels-jude-obscure-thomas-hardy

RoninDRE May 13, 2013

This was an excellent work, and enjoyable to read, with thought-provoking subject matter, though somewhat slow to start.

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phantomas
May 26, 2017

“I have read two books of the Iliad, besides being pretty familiar with passages such as the speech of Phoenix in the ninth book, the fight of Hector and Ajax in the fourteenth, the appearance of Achilles unarmed and his heavenly armour in the eighteenth, and the funeral games in the twenty-third. I have also done some Hesiod, a little scrap of Thucydides, and a lot of the Greek Testament.... I wish there was only one dialect, all the same."
“I have done some mathematics, including the first six and the eleventh and twelfth books of Euclid; and algebra as far as simple equations."
(part one, at Marygreen, section 6)

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mcollett
Jun 17, 2011

"Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons."

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