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This is the ULTIMATE Hardy collection, which includes all 14 novels, as well as each and every one of the short stories, plays and poems, with many texts and images available nowhere else. (Current version: 7)

Features:
* brief but informative introductions to the novels and other texts
* each novel has its own contents table - easily navigate between chapters!
* many of the novels are fully illustrated with original artwork enjoy the true flavour of the Victorian text on your Kobo!
* information on the lost first novel THE POOR MAN AND THE LADY', with a rare novella and poem tracing its content
* countless images related to Hardy and his works
* ALL of the short stories with BOTH chronological and alphabetical contents tables
* the compete plays even including the rare Tragedy of the Queen of Cornwall available nowhere else as a digital book
* ALL of the poems with their own separate chronological and alphabetical contents tables find that special poem easily and quickly!
* the poems are ALSO presented in their original collections, each with its own table
* scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres
* special Hardys Wessex Map to accompany your reading of the novels
* boasts a special criticism section, with 6 different texts from other authors and critics, examining Hardy's literary work in detail
* INCLUDES D.H Lawrence's lengthy critical book A STUDY OF THOMAS HARDY - first time in digital print
* features Hardy's wife's TWO biographies - explore the great writer's amazing life in detail - available nowhere else
* UPDATED with improved introductions and formatting

The eBook also includes a front no-nonsense table of contents to allow easy navigation around Hardys oeuvre. Welcome to hours upon hours upon hours of reading one of literatures greatest writers!

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CONTENTS

The Novels
THE POOR MAN AND THE LADY
AN INDISCRETION IN THE LIFE OF AN HEIRESS
DESPERATE REMEDIES
UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE
A PAIR OF BLUE EYES
FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD
THE HAND OF ETHELBERTA
THE RETURN OF THE NATIVE
THE TRUMPET-MAJOR
A LAODICEAN
TWO ON A TOWER
THE MAYOR OF CASTERBRIDGE
THE WOODLANDERS
TESS OF THE DURBERVILLES
JUDE THE OBSCURE
THE WELL-BELOVED

The Complete Short Stories
CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF HARDYS SHORT STORIES
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF HARDYS SHORT STORIES

The Short Story Collections
WESSEX TALES
LIFE'S LITTLE IRONIES
A GROUP OF NOBLE DAMES

The Complete Poetry
CHRONOLOGICAL LIST OF HARDYS POETRY
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF HARDYS POETRY

The Poetry Collections
WESSEX POEMS AND OTHER VERSES
POEMS OF THE PAST AND THE PRESENT
TIME'S LAUGHINGSTOCKS AND OTHER VERSES
SATIRES OF CIRCUMSTANCE
MOMENTS OF VISION AND MISCELLANEOUS VERSES
LATE LYRICS AND EARLIER WITH MANY OTHER VERSES
HUMAN SHOWS FAR PHANTASIES SONGS, AND TRIFLES
WINTER WORDS IN VARIOUS MOODS AND METRES

The Plays
THE DYNASTS
PART FIRST
PART SECOND
PART THIRD
TRAGEDY OF THE QUEEN OF CORNWALL

The Criticism
A STUDY OF THOMAS HARDY BY D.H. LAWRENCE
THOMAS HARDY BY LEON H. VINCENT
THE LYRICAL POETRY OF THOMAS HARDY BY EDMUND GOSSE
UNDER FRENCH ENCOURAGEMENT BY DAVID CHRISTIE MURRAY
THOMAS HARDY BY JOHN COWPER POWYS
A NOTE ON THE GENIUS OF THOMAS HARDY BY ARTHUR SYMONS

The Biographies
THE EARLY LIFE OF THOMAS HARDY, 18411891 BY FLORENCE HARDY
THE LATER YEARS OF THOMAS HARDY, 18921928 BY FLORENCE HARDY

HARDYS WESSEX MAP

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