Jude the Obscure

Jude the Obscure


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Format
Mass Market Paperback
Price
$6.95
 
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451531339
  • 432 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult

Overview

Jude Fawley is a bright but impoverished stonemason who aspires to attend university and become a scholar. H is failure to fulfill the expectations of the two women he loves points to his final tragedy. Concerned with the destructive conventions of marriage and the English class system, Jude the Obscure is a raging indictment of Victorian society; the censure of this insightful book was almost without precedent in the history of English literature.

Praise

“The greatest tragic writer among English novelists.”
-Virginia Woolf
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