B. J. Harrison Reads The Melancholy Hussar Of The German Legion

"The Melancholy Hussar of the German Legion" is a short story by Thomas Hardy that follows the encounter between a young woman and a homesick soldier. The sparks of passion...

The Return Of The Native

The Return of the Native is one of Hardy's most popular novels pioneering such themes as sexual politics, thwarted desire, and the conflicting demands of nature and society, a...

The Unlit Lamp

Radclyffe Hall (born Marguerite Radclyffe Hall on 12 August 1880 – 7 October 1943) was an English poet and author, best known for the novel The Well of Loneliness. The novel...

Two On A Tower

Two on a Tower (1882) is a novel by English author Thomas Hardy,[1] classified by him as a romance and fantasy and now regarded as one of his minor works. The book is one of...

Return Of The Native

Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels...

Jude The Obscure

"Jude the Obscure" is the last novel published by Thomas Hardy in 1895. This work is considered a heretic (a copy of the book was burned in public by the bishop of...

Under The Greenwood Tree; Or, The Mellstock Quire

This story of the Mellstock Quire and its old established west-gallery musicians, with some supplementary descriptions of similar officials in Two on a Tower, A Few Crusted...

A Pair Of Blue Eyes

Elfride finds herself caught in a love triangle and a battle between her heart, her mind and the expectations of those around her – her parents and society. Her two suitors are...

The Woodlanders

Set in a small woodland village called Little Hintock, the novel follows life of an honest woodsman, Giles Winterborne hoping to marry his childhood sweetheart, Grace Melbury....

Two on a Tower

Deep in the grounds of Welland House lies an ancient memorial tower, surrounded by a prehistoric wilderness that isolates it from the rest of the land. When one day Viviette...

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