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The Older Hardy (Thomas Hardy #2)

3.79  ·  Rating Details ·  14 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
Paperback, 325 pages
Published 1980 by Penguin (first published 1978)
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Jan 27, 2008 Gavin rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Anyone
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Spot the difference between this and the review for Young Thomas Hardy by the same author. One thing that annoys me about the current series of Penguin Classics editions of Hardy's work is that this book, despite being an excellent biography of the man, is ignored. Probably because the editor concerned has a clear bias for other biographers. Hardy is, without any doubt, my favourite author and I have read several biographies of him. This, and its companion Young Thomas Hardy, is by far the best ...more
Alex Mesman
Long time ago that i read it. I remember that it was well written but that i liked the younger Hardy better. Have to re-read it to give a better review.
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Robert William Victor Gittings, CBE, was an English writer, biographer, BBC Radio producer, playwright and minor poet.
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Thomas Hardy (2 books)
  • Young Thomas Hardy (Penguin Classic Biography)

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