JUDE THE OBSCURE Thomas Hardy
Folio society – black slip cover – dark grey cloth covered book. Jude the Obscure, the last completed of Thomas Hardy's novels, began as a magazine serial in December 1894 and was first published in book form in 1895. Its protagonist, Jude Fawley, is a working class young man, a stonemason, who dreams of becoming a scholar. The other main character is his cousin, Sue Bridehead, who is also his central love interest. The novel is concerned in particular with issues of class, education, religion and marriage.
1992 Folio First Edition 9” x 6” x 1 ½”
DCB Book Code EK400 182