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The three strangers and other stories

Thomas Hardy (author), Anthony Colbert (illustrator), Margaret Tarner (adapter)
Title
The three strangers and other stories / Hardy, Thomas ; retold by Tarner, Margaret ; ill. by Colbert, Anthony
Author
Thomas Hardy
Illustrator
Anthony Colbert
Adapter
Margaret Tarner
Language
English
Publisher
Oxford: Heinemann, 1992
63 p. : ill.
Note
Vereenvoudigde uitg.
ISBN
0-435-27148-2

About Thomas Hardy

Thomas Hardy (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, including the poetry of William Wordsworth. He was highly critical of much in Victorian society, especially on the declining status of rural people in Britain, such as those from his native South West England.

While Hardy wrote poetry throughout his life and regarded himself primarily as a poet, his first collection was not published until 1898. Initially, he gained fame as the author of novels such as Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886), Tess of the d'Urbervilles (1891), and Jude the Obscure (1895). During his lifetime, Hardy's poetry was acclaimed by younger poets (particularly the Georgians) who viewed him as a mentor. After his death his poems were lauded by Ezra Pound, W. …Read more on Wikipedia