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Jude the obscure by Thomas Hardy

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

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Novel tracing Jude Fawley"s life from his aspirations of intellectual freedom to his early death.

Edition Notes

StatementThomas Hardy ; with an afterword by A. Alvarez
SeriesSignet classics, Signet classics
LC ClassificationsPR4746 .A1 1961
The Physical Object
Pagination414 p. ;
Number of Pages414
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24592371M

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