Tess of the d’Urbervilles – Thomas Hardy

Level – Advanced

Plot – Tess of the d’Urbervilles begins with a seemingly insignificant incident: John Durbeyfield, a middle-aged peddler, is informed during a chance encounter on his way home one May evening that he is the descendent of an “ancient and knightly family,” the d’Urbervilles

Tess of the d’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy

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