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Far from the Madding Crowd

Sometimes procrastination leads to good things (doesn’t it always?), such as me finally writing about Far from the Madding Crowd, both the novel by Thomas Hardy (1874) and the film by Thomas Vinterberg (2015). 2,105 more words


Three Mini Reviews


I’m here today with a few mini book reviews from September. I only managed to finish three books last month, but I loved each of them. 359 more words

Review | Far From the Madding Crowd

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Independent and spirited Bathsheba Everdene has come to Weatherbury to take up her position as a farmer on the largest estate in the area. 362 more words


Day 977: Far From the Madding Crowd

Best Book of the Week!
I had to laugh at the blurb on my old 1960 paperback copy of Far From the Madding Crowd. It says, “She was a wanton who needed taming.” I think that says a lot more about 1960 than it does about Thomas Hardy’s novel. 366 more words


An Audience with David Nicholls

There are few more prominent authors and screenwriters in Britain today than Dr David Nicholls, so I couldn’t miss the opportunity of seeing him discuss his work and inspirations at an event at the University of Bristol, where he graduated in 1988. 511 more words


Read of the Week: Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

This week’s recommend comes from our Reading Resources Volunteer Eleanor who has chosen Far From the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy. 131 more words


Review: The Woodlanders, Thomas Hardy

I embarked upon my fourth Hardy novel in the wake of another viewing of the wonderful Far from the Madding Crowd, hoping there might be a little happiness in it for its characters – praying for more Bathsheba than Tess. 292 more words