Thomas Hardy - The Time Torn Man

Haydn Gwynne reads from Claire Tomalin's biography of the great Victorian novelist, abridged by Doreen Estall.

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0120061023

Hardy rose from uncertain and humble beginnings.

0220061024

Hardy is captivated by Emma Gifford

0320061025

By the 1880s, success brought Hardy financial stability and social standing.

0420061026

The death of Hardy's wife Emma inspires a series of elegiac poems.

05 LAST20061027

Hardy approaches his last years with a simplicity and serenity.