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The Trumpet-Major by Thomas Hardy
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Jun 21, 2010

it was amazing
Read on June 01, 2010

Hardy's only historical novel isn't a work of genius, but his extraordinary gift for story telling and crafting tragedy are all here. Like most Hardy novels, it is a plot-driven narrative punctuated with passages of poetic beauty, and a few adrenaline-fuelled action sce...nes to boot. Drags for a bit after the very beginning, but for the most part quite a page-turner. Definitely recommended.

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