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Wessex Tales by Thomas Hardy

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Wessex Tales
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Publisher: The Macmillan Company
ISBN/ASIN: 0199538522
Number of pages: 314

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Hardy's collection of stories takes place in an imaginative locale, Wessex, based on the area around the author's home in Dorchester, England. Combining the real with the imagined, Hardy unfurls the ironies of everyday life; his introduction gives the reader an appreciation of what is to come.

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