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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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RD Vincent likes to take readers to a special place to call your own, a place where time stands still, a fabled town called Donbridge. Vincent's Donbridge series is a collection of stories and folk tales, some of which he heard from his own grandmother. As our author of the day, Vincent talks about the latest bundle from this series, tells us more about the inspiration behind the stories and reveals why he also included recipes in the books.
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