A Pair of Blue Eyes
Publish date: November 3rd 2005
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 374
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
, 19th Century
, English Literature
While I was reading this book, I initially wondered about why it was considered one of Hardy's lesser novels. It is not quite so dark and brooding as most of his works, but it has exceptionally good courtship scenes. The central heroine of the novel is marvellously done and the writing and landsca...
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First sentence: “Elfride Swancourt was a girl whose emotions lay very near the surface.”P. 99: “‘We would tell papa soon, would we not?’, she inquired timidly.”Last Sentence: “And side by side they both retraced their steps down the grey still valley to Castle Boterel.”This book was exactly as I tho...
Stars Janet Maw and Sean Arnold.http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b007jphk/A_Pair_of_Blue_Eyes_Episode_1/3 x 1 hour episodes