Thomas Hardy

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Product Details

Price
$20.00
Publisher
Penguin Books
Publish Date
Pages
528
Dimensions
5.54 X 8.36 X 1.13 inches | 1.05 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780143112877

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About the Author

Claire Tomalin is the author of eight highly acclaimed biographies, including Thomas Hardy and Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self, which won the 2002 Whitbread Book of the Year Award. She has previously won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Biography, the Whitbread First Novel Award, the Hawthornden Prize, the NCR Book Award for Non-Fiction, and the Whitbread Biography Award. She has also written her own biography, A Life of My Own. Educated at Cambridge University, she served as literary editor of the New Statesman and the Sunday Times (London). Claire Tomalin lives in London and is married to the playwright Michael Frayn.

Reviews

"A fascinating case study in mid-Victorian literary sociology."
-The New York Times

"Admirable . . . One returns to Thomas Hardy with renewed pleasure and surprise."
-The New York Review of Books

"Tomalin brings . . . the skills of an experienced and accomplished biographer . . . and the confidence of a deeply informed literary critic."
-Jonathan Yardley, The Washington Post