From Library Journal
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
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His characters,his plots and his settings are very realistic.
What makes this novel work is that, despite all of his sins and character flaws, Michael Henchard is a fundamentally decent man who we can identify with.
This will set the stage and make you want to read the book as much as I did when my friend told me about it!
Through many twists and turns we learn life's lessons through the heroine, although you may have to wait till the end to be sure of the message, or even that she was the heroine. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Bill S
A fairly complex plot that spans about 25 years held my interest for a while, but flat characters and too many words ultimately left me uninspired to read more Hardy.Published 20 days ago by Connecticut bookworm
The Mayor of Casterbridge is as finely written a classic as one could wish. The characters are finely crafted, the writing smooth and elegant, and the plot full of twists and... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Michele
My first book by Thomas Hardy. It held my interest and was sometimes hard to put down. Only I would have preferred a happier ending.Published 2 months ago by John W.
This book is free to download in amazon kindle store. I am happy to own it.Published 2 months ago by V Roy