The Mayor of Casterbridge (Dover Thrift Editions)
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A cruel joke at a country fair goes too far when a drunken laborer auctions off his wife and child to the highest bidder.
Rich in descriptive powers and steeped in irony, Hardy's gripping tale unfolds amid a rural English community. It offers a spellbinding portrayal of ambition, rivalry, revenge, and repentance.