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Superpowers and the sighs of trees

Try standing deep inside a forest, without a torch, and see what happens. If it is early in the evening, crickets call, animals begin to move around in search of food and the crack of a branch may send your heart racing like a rabbit escaping a fox. 165 more words

the ultimate woman farmer romance!

Far from the Madding Crowd is perhaps the most pastoral of Hardy’s Wessex novels. It tells the story of the young farmer Gabriel Oak and his love for and pursuit of the elusive Bathsheba Everdene, whose wayward nature leads her to both tragedy and true love. 49 more words


Film review: Far From The Madding Crowd

I could pick holes bigger than a haystack in Thomas Vinterberg’s reboot of Far From the Madding Crowd, but that would be churlish when I enjoyed it so much. 676 more words



As is our quasi-religious tradition, my mom frequently sends me emailed articles from the New York Times. This morning, in an email about old-school oscillating exercise machines… 456 more words


"The Three Strangers" by Thomas Hardy

I thought I would never again find another title other than famous novels by Thomas Hardy in the Kinokuniya bookstore. “Far from the Madding Crowd,” Jude the Obscure”, “The Major of Casterbridge”, “Tess of the D’urbervilles, “The Return of the Native”, and “The Woodlanders”, are his widely-read books, which I have read, too. 536 more words


Juno Temple: Far From The Madding Crowd will be released in U.S.A.on May 1, 2015

This will be the fourth time that this cornerstone of the English literary canon has been adapted for the screen. The best-known version was the 1967 film starring Julie Christie. 298 more words

Far From the Madding Crowd


Now mind, you have a mistress instead of a master. I don’t yet know my powers or my talents in farming; but I shall do my best, and if you serve me well, so shall I serve you.

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