Jude the Obscure

Jude the Obscure

Book - 1998
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This is the story of a struggle between the flesh and spirit. It concerns Jude Fawley, a young Wessex villager of exceptional promise, who goes to Oxford, contracts a loveless marriage and becomes embroiled in a doomed love affair with his cousin.
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, 1998
Description: xliii, 484 p. : map ; 20 cm
ISBN: 9780140435382
0140435387
Branch Call Number: Hard
Additional Contributors: Taylor, Dennis 1940-

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BertBailey
Apr 07, 2014

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2014/apr/07/100-best-novels-jude-obscure-thomas-hardy

RoninDRE May 13, 2013

This was an excellent work, and enjoyable to read, with thought-provoking subject matter, though somewhat slow to start.

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phantomas
May 26, 2017

“I have read two books of the Iliad, besides being pretty familiar with passages such as the speech of Phoenix in the ninth book, the fight of Hector and Ajax in the fourteenth, the appearance of Achilles unarmed and his heavenly armour in the eighteenth, and the funeral games in the twenty-third. I have also done some Hesiod, a little scrap of Thucydides, and a lot of the Greek Testament.... I wish there was only one dialect, all the same."
“I have done some mathematics, including the first six and the eleventh and twelfth books of Euclid; and algebra as far as simple equations."
(part one, at Marygreen, section 6)

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mcollett
Jun 17, 2011

"Do not do an immoral thing for moral reasons."

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