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Jan 27, 2008 Gavin rated it really liked it · review of another edition
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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
Robert William Victor Gittings, CBE, was an English writer, biographer, BBC Radio producer, playwright and minor poet.More about Robert Gittings...
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