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Poems of Thomas Hardy

by Claire Tomalin Editor · Thomas Hardy Author

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Thomas Hardy wrote some of the most moving and personal poems in his era and this collection brings together the best of his verse on life and love. Hardy's poems are by turn haunting, intense, songlike humerous and tender. From snatched lovers' meetings to the wreck of the Titanic from the death of a Dorest drummer boy in the Boer War to memories of his dead wife Emma, from ghosts, loss and longing to pleasure in landscape and weather, they tell the story of one of our best-loved writers, and the people and places that inspired him.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:
Penguin
Edition:
1
Publication Date:
2007

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Thomas Hardy (Author)

Thomas Hardy was born in Dorset in 1840 and became an apprentice architect at the age of sixteen. He spent his twenties in London, where he wrote his first poems. In 1867 Hardy returned to his native Dorset, whose rugged landscape was a great sour...

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Claire Tomalin (Editor)

Claire Tomalin was literary editor of the New Statesman then the Sunday Times before leaving to become a full-time writer. Her first book, The Life and Death of Mary Wollstonecraft, won the Whitbread First Book Award, and she has since written a n...

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