Hardy has presented a poignant love-story in The Trumpet-Major. In the backdrop of Napoleonic Wars, this narrative of desire and sacrifice unfolds and captivates the readers. The female protagonist is being pursued by three suitors. It is the amalgamation of the tug-of-war between them and violence in the background that's unique. Marvellous!About the Author:
Thomas Hardy was a poet and novelist of the naturalist movement. He trained as an architect. He was a religious man who was also deeply influenced by Darwin and fascinated by ghosts and spirits.During his lifetime, he was best known for his novels. His stories combine nuanced description of natural surroundings with the sense of impending moral crisis. He claimed that poetry was his first love, though, and in recent years his poetry has received much critical acclaim.
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Descripción Penguin Classics, 1985. Mass Market Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 014043142X