0 Ungluers have Faved this Work
Login to Fave
Hardy's first published work, Desperate Remedies moves the sensation novel into new territory. The anti-hero, Aeneas Manston, as physically alluring as he is evil, even fascinates the innocent Cytherea, though she is in love with another man. When he cannot seduce her, Manston resorts to deception, blackmail, bigamy, murder, and rape. Yet this compelling story also raises the great questions underlying Hardy's major novels, which relate to the injustice of the class system, the treatment of women, probability and causality. This edition shows for the first time that the sensation novel was always Hardy's natural genre. It is based on the first edition text, and includes later prefaces and the Wessex Poems "dissolved" into prose. About the Series: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available the broadest spectrum of literature from around the globe. Each affordable volume reflects Oxford's commitment to scholarship, providing the most accurate text plus a wealth of other valuable features, including expert introductions by leading authorities, voluminous notes to clarify the text, up-to-date bibliographies for further study, and much more.
This book is included in Project Gutenberg.
Why read this book? Have your say.
You must be logged in to comment.
Rights InformationAre you the author or publisher of this work? If so, you can claim it as yours by registering as an Unglue.it rights holder.
This work has been downloaded 422 times via unglue.it ebook links.
- 20 - mobi (0.2) (PD-US) at Github.
- 26 - pdf (0.2) (PD-US) at Github.
- 22 - epub (0.2) (PD-US) at Github.
- 37 - pdf (0.2) (PD-US) at Github.
- 37 - epub (0.2) (PD-US) at Github.
- 30 - mobi (0.2) (PD-US) at Github.
- 60 - pdf (PD-US) at Github.
- 48 - epub (PD-US) at Github.
- 44 - mobi (PD-US) at Github.
- 98 - epub (PD-US) at Project Gutenberg.
- Accessible book
- Brothers and sisters
- Classic Literature
- Lady's maids
- Lady's maids -- Fiction
- Love stories
- Man-woman relationships
- Wessex (England) -- Fiction
- Young women
- Young women -- Fiction
Copy/paste this into your site: