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Between the Pages: Thomas Hardy's Life

Between the Pages is a new, weekly blog series which explores the life, times and creative works of well-known authors. I plan to run the blog series until the end of 2015, focusing on one author per month.

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Review - Far From the Madding Crowd

It has been some time since I reviewed Thomas Hardy’s Far From the Madding Crowd (here) and I have finally found time to watch and review the 2015 adaptation of the book. 833 more words

What I'm Watching

Bathsheba Everdene & The Predicament of the Attractive Woman in Power

Thomas Hardy has many masterpieces in his oeuvre (Tess of the d’Urbervilles and Jude the Obscure are other strong contenders among Hardy’s best), but… 864 more words

The Opiate

Glimpses of a lost silent film: Far from the Madding Crowd (1915)

For me, there are few things more tantalising than stumbling across an old theatre programme for a play that closed many years back, or reading about a film that was made a century ago but has not survived. 857 more words


[Movie] Far From the Madding Crowd

Rating: 8.5/10 (breakdown: 2.5+3+3, see scoring guideline here)

Far From the Maddening Crowd turned out to be the only movie I watched on my flight back to Boston from Chile, and it was not a waste of time. 312 more words


Random Reviews: True Tales of Lust and Love & Far From the Madding Crowd

True Tales of Lust & Love

Author: Multi (Edited by Anna David)

Grade: B

A little potential romance for the upcoming weekend?

Not so much. The essays in this book are actually taken from a show that’s been put on and it’s a couple of years old so you’ve probably heard of it. 367 more words

Bathsheba Everdeen