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The Return of Native

Thomas Hardy

'To be loved to madness - such was her great desire' The Return of the Native is Hardy's most popular novel. Clym Yeobright is the "native" who returns to Egdon Heath from his studies in Paris. Clym is soon caught up in a troubled relationship with Eustacia Vye, a darkly complicated young woman who hopes to escape her dreary existence on the Heath for an exciting life in Paris. Several other characters as well are soon caught up in a web of deceit, misunderstanding, and misfortune, and the reader wonders which of them will manage to find happiness. The Return of the Native was filmed for television in 1994 starring Catherine Zeta Jones as Eustacia Vye, Clive Owen as Damon Wildeve, Ray Stevenson as Clym Yeobright, and Joan Plowright as Mrs. Yeobright. In 2010 an adaptation of The Return of the Native was directed by Ben Westbrook. It is set in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1930s during The Great Depression. The novel has also been adapted for the stage several times.

'To be loved to madness - such was her great desire' The Return of the Native is Hardy's most popular novel. Clym Yeobright is the "native" who returns to Egdon Heath from his studies in Paris. Clym is soon caught up in a troubled relationship with Eustacia Vye, a darkly complicated young woman who hopes to escape her dreary existence on the Heath for an exciting life in Paris. Several other characters as well are soon caught up in a web of deceit, misunderstanding, and misfortune, and the reader wonders which of them will manage to find happiness. The Return of the Native was filmed for television in 1994 starring Catherine Zeta Jones as Eustacia Vye, Clive Owen as Damon Wildeve, Ray Stevenson as Clym Yeobright, and Joan Plowright as Mrs. Yeobright. In 2010 an adaptation of The Return of the Native was directed by Ben Westbrook. It is set in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1930s during The Great Depression. The novel has also been adapted for the stage several times.
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'To be loved to madness - such was her great desire' The Return of the Native is Hardy's most popular novel. Clym Yeobright is the "native" who returns to Egdon Heath from his studies in Paris. Clym is soon caught up in a troubled relationship with Eustacia Vye, a darkly complicated young woman who hopes to escape her dreary existence on the Heath for an exciting life in Paris. Several other characters as well are soon caught up in a web of deceit, misunderstanding, and misfortune, and the reader wonders which of them will manage to find happiness. The Return of the Native was filmed for television in 1994 starring Catherine Zeta Jones as Eustacia Vye, Clive Owen as Damon Wildeve, Ray Stevenson as Clym Yeobright, and Joan Plowright as Mrs. Yeobright. In 2010 an adaptation of The Return of the Native was directed by Ben Westbrook. It is set in the Appalachian Mountains in the 1930s during The Great Depression. The novel has also been adapted for the stage several times.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Multiple Narrators

Length:

14h 47m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

01:46


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

10:28


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

14:16


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

48:44


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

11:37


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

28:50


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

31:52


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

16:17


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

11:51


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

22:58


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

21:49


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

19:00


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

10:37


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

09:30


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

10:23


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

20:48


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

15:09


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

24:47


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

20:06


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

21:16


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

10:56


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

18:08


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

28:50


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

16:42


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

14:27


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

15:39


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

30:15


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

17:27


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

14:30


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

21:33


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

27:08


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

16:03


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

10:22


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

22:14


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

16:22


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

17:19


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

16:35


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

19:50


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

16:35


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

10:39


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

14:18


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

14:05


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

19:13


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

21:57


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

24:02


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

20:11


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:15


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

10:51


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

22:26