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Tess of the D'Urbervilles

Thomas Hardy

Tess of the D’Urbervilles tells the story of Tess Durbeyfield, forced by her family’s poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D’Urbervilles. Violated by the son, Alec, her hopes of rebuilding her life with the gentle and bookish Angel Clare founder when he learns of her past. Set among the lush pastures and bleak uplands of Hardy’s imagined Wessex, and filled with unforgettable images of tenderness and tragedy, the story examines conventional morality through Tess herself, one of the best-loved characters in English literature.

Tess of the D’Urbervilles tells the story of Tess Durbeyfield, forced by her family’s poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D’Urbervilles. Violated by the son, Alec, her hopes of rebuilding her life with the gentle and bookish Angel Clare founder when he learns of her past. Set among the lush pastures and bleak uplands of Hardy’s imagined Wessex, and filled with unforgettable images of tenderness and tragedy, the story examines conventional morality through Tess herself, one of the best-loved characters in English literature.
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Classics

Description:

Tess of the D’Urbervilles tells the story of Tess Durbeyfield, forced by her family’s poverty to claim kinship with the wealthy D’Urbervilles. Violated by the son, Alec, her hopes of rebuilding her life with the gentle and bookish Angel Clare founder when he learns of her past. Set among the lush pastures and bleak uplands of Hardy’s imagined Wessex, and filled with unforgettable images of tenderness and tragedy, the story examines conventional morality through Tess herself, one of the best-loved characters in English literature.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Anna Bentinck

Length:

17h 44m


Chapters

Introduction
Introduction

00:11


Part 1, Chapter 1
Part 1, Chapter 1

12:25


Part 1, Chapter 2
Part 1, Chapter 2

17:54


Part 1, Chapter 3
Part 1, Chapter 3

16:31


Part 1, Chapter 4
Part 1, Chapter 4

27:07


Part 1, Chapter 5
Part 1, Chapter 5

25:38


Part 1, Chapter 6
Part 1, Chapter 6

12:11


Part 1, Chapter 7
Part 1, Chapter 7

11:56


Part 1, Chapter 8
Part 1, Chapter 8

12:05


Part 1, Chapter 9
Part 1, Chapter 9

14:48


Part 1, Chapter 10
Part 1, Chapter 10

21:17


Part 1, Chapter 11
Part 1, Chapter 11

14:53


Part 2, Chapter 12
Part 2, Chapter 12

21:51


Part 2, Chapter 13
Part 2, Chapter 13

08:18


Part 2, Chapter 14
Part 2, Chapter 14

31:29


Part 2, Chapter 15
Part 2, Chapter 15

07:28


Part 3, Chapter 16
Part 3, Chapter 16

14:23


Part 3, Chapter 17
Part 3, Chapter 17

20:09


Part 3, Chapter 18
Part 3, Chapter 18

20:14


Part 3, Chapter 19
Part 3, Chapter 19

20:41


Part 3, Chapter 20
Part 3, Chapter 20

10:22


Part 3, Chapter 21
Part 3, Chapter 21

15:22


Part 3, Chapter 22
Part 3, Chapter 22

07:55


Part 3, Chapter 23
Part 3, Chapter 23

18:31


Part 3, Chapter 24
Part 3, Chapter 24

11:06


Part 4, Chapter 25
Part 4, Chapter 25

24:48


Part 4, Chapter 26
Part 4, Chapter 26

17:01


Part 4, Chapter 27
Part 4, Chapter 27

15:56


Part 4, Chapter 28
Part 4, Chapter 28

13:37


Part 4, Chapter 29
Part 4, Chapter 29

14:42


Part 4, Chapter 30
Part 4, Chapter 30

18:29


Part 4, Chapter 31
Part 4, Chapter 31

24:22


Part 4, Chapter 32
Part 4, Chapter 32

16:49


Part 4, Chapter 33
Part 4, Chapter 33

25:49


Part 4, Chapter 34
Part 4, Chapter 34

27:32


Part 5, Chapter 35
Part 5, Chapter 35

24:59


Part 5, Chapter 36
Part 5, Chapter 36

30:04


Part 5, Chapter 37
Part 5, Chapter 37

23:37


Part 5, Chapter 38
Part 5, Chapter 38

13:29


Part 5, Chapter 39
Part 5, Chapter 39

18:13


Part 5, Chapter 40
Part 5, Chapter 40

19:08


Part 5, Chapter 41
Part 5, Chapter 41

19:25


Part 5, Chapter 42
Part 5, Chapter 42

13:47


Part 5, Chapter 43
Part 5, Chapter 43

28:33


Part 5, Chapter 44
Part 5, Chapter 44

26:14


Part 6, Chapter 45
Part 6, Chapter 45

25:32


Part 6, Chapter 46
Part 6, Chapter 46

31:14


Part 6, Chapter 47
Part 6, Chapter 47

22:05


Part 6, Chapter 48
Part 6, Chapter 48

16:41


Part 6, Chapter 49
Part 6, Chapter 49

18:13


Part 6, Chapter 50
Part 6, Chapter 50

17:21


Part 6, Chapter 51
Part 6, Chapter 51

18:36


Part 6, Chapter 52
Part 6, Chapter 52

18:09


Part 7, Chapter 53
Part 7, Chapter 53

11:49


Part 7, Chapter 54
Part 7, Chapter 54

10:12


Part 7, Chapter 55
Part 7, Chapter 55

11:38


Part 7, Chapter 56
Part 7, Chapter 56

09:56


Part 7, Chapter 57
Part 7, Chapter 57

16:02


Part 7, Chapter 58
Part 7, Chapter 58

20:18


Part 7, Chapter 59
Part 7, Chapter 59

05:24