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The Return of the Native

Thomas Hardy

Return of the Native is one of Thomas Hardy’s most powerful works. Clym Yeobright, the returning native, comes home to the haunted Wessex moors after a cosmopolitan life in Paris. He then marries the proud, imperious and impetuous Eustacia Vye. However, their marriage is not a happy one. They are both caught amidst complicated circles of romantic desire and a series of events that arrive tragic ends. Hardy sixth published novel is full of compassion, melancholy, sympathy and, perhaps most importantly, gorgeous, lyrical prose that anticipates his later career as a poet.

Return of the Native is one of Thomas Hardy’s most powerful works. Clym Yeobright, the returning native, comes home to the haunted Wessex moors after a cosmopolitan life in Paris. He then marries the proud, imperious and impetuous Eustacia Vye. However, their marriage is not a happy one. They are both caught amidst complicated circles of romantic desire and a series of events that arrive tragic ends. Hardy sixth published novel is full of compassion, melancholy, sympathy and, perhaps most importantly, gorgeous, lyrical prose that anticipates his later career as a poet.
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Genres:

Classics

Description:

Return of the Native is one of Thomas Hardy’s most powerful works. Clym Yeobright, the returning native, comes home to the haunted Wessex moors after a cosmopolitan life in Paris. He then marries the proud, imperious and impetuous Eustacia Vye. However, their marriage is not a happy one. They are both caught amidst complicated circles of romantic desire and a series of events that arrive tragic ends. Hardy sixth published novel is full of compassion, melancholy, sympathy and, perhaps most importantly, gorgeous, lyrical prose that anticipates his later career as a poet.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Nicholas Rowe

Length:

13h 38m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

06:50


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:48


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

06:00


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:49


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

07:54


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

08:59


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:25


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

07:09


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

08:05


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

09:54


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:29


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

07:06


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

07:04


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

08:01


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

06:16


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

07:44


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

08:02


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:31


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

07:12


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:22


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

10:02


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

02:29


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

08:03


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

10:07


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

09:00


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

08:53


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

08:23


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

09:23


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

09:44


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:40


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:10


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

04:20


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:14


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

08:07


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:31


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:58


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:52


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:25


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

08:25


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:49


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

08:06


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

07:58


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

02:25


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

10:29


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

09:37


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

10:34


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:49


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

09:50


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

06:31


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

07:44


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

07:07


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:54


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

07:25


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

09:05


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

06:15


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

08:22


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

08:38


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

05:58


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

07:02


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:47


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

07:33


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

07:33


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:02


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

09:06


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

06:29


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:53


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

05:03


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

06:35


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

09:16


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

08:52


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

08:07


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

08:39


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

08:53


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

06:15


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

09:42


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

07:24


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

08:30


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:39


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

08:31


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

06:35


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

07:15


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

08:42


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

07:02


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

08:58


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:54


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:52


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

06:45


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

07:42


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

08:52


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

09:55


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

06:39


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

06:25


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

05:57


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

07:00


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

07:41


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

09:39


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

05:19


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

05:51


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

08:11


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

06:01


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

07:28


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

08:46


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

08:59


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

09:36


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

06:18


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

09:52


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

06:41


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

06:17


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

08:35