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Day 83 - A book quote a day. Thomas Hardy: They spoke very little of their mutual feeling . . .

They spoke very little of their mutual feeling; pretty phrases and warm expressions being probably unnecessary between such tried friends.

Thomas Hardy from Far From the Madding Crowd… 20 more words

Review - 'Far From the Madding Crowd' - Thomas Hardy

My main reason for reading this novel was the quickly approaching release date for the new adaptation. I had tried to read Hardy before and failed, and I had never seen any of the previous adaptations before, so I decided now was the time to try again. 556 more words


Far from the Madding Crowd restored

Screen writer Frederic Raphael gave a brief and witty introduction to John Schlesinger’s 1967 adaptation of Thomas Hardy’s Far from the Madding Crowd at the Barbican Cinema last night (Monday 16 March). 262 more words

Alan Bates

Thomas Hardy - take two

Let’s try this again…last time I pulled a classic not-paying-attention trick – I hit “Publish” instead of “Save,” and then trashed the previous draft.

So as I was I was saying…. 407 more words


Nothing Wrong With My Erections ...Even With The Wind!

Hi All

OK, so I jumped the gun and pretended that spring had sprung and that now was the time to start planting things in the garden. 659 more words

Far from the Madding Crowd

Title: Far from the Madding Crowd

Author: Thomas Hardy

Publishing Date: Published April 29th 2003 by Penguin Classics (first published 1874)

Pages/Formatting: Paperback, 480 pages… 671 more words

Historic Fiction

Happy World Book Day!

I usually don’t care much for holidays except for the major ones that typically correlate with food or costumes.  I’m not even a huge birthday person.   1,122 more words

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