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Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

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Return of the Native
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 1440420084

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One of Thomas Hardy's most powerful works, a tale of doomed love, passion, alienation, and melancholy as Hardy brilliantly explores that theme so familiar throughout his fiction: the diabolical role of chance in determining the course of a life.

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