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The Mayor of Casterbridge

by Thomas Hardy

Great book. I read it during school as all my friends had to for their english literature class, and I wanted to sound smart! I ended up loving it more than most of them did and went on to read far from the madding crowd.

A good story: This guy sells his wife for a pint in one dreadful drunken night many years ago. Now he's the respectable mayor of a town, and all is going well for him, having forgotten his dim past, until things change in his sleepy town...

Reviewed on 2005.03.31

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