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Lang Matl
Author West, Clare.

Title Far from the madding crowd / Thomas Hardy ; retold by Clare West.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2008


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  PE1126.A4 W5473 2008    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  PE1126.A4 W5473 2008    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Female Library  PE1126.A4 W5473 2008 c.2  Available
Edition [Simplified ed.].
Description 104 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.
Series Oxford Bookworms Library ; Stage 5, Classics
Contents A stranger in New York -- Newland has doubts -- The Countess causes trouble -- A second visit to the Countess -- May surprises Newland -- The wedding and beyond -- Newland in Boston -- The Beaufort scandal -- Ellen returns to New York -- Newland visits Paris.
Summary "Bathsheba Everdene is young, proud, and beautiful. She is an independent woman and can marry any man she chooses - if she chooses. In fact, she likes her independence, and she likes fighting her own battles in a man's world. But it is never wise to ignore the power of love. There are three men who would very much like to marry Bathsheba. When she falls in love with one of them, she soon wishes she had kept her independence. She learns that love brings misery, pain, and violent passions that can destroy lives . . ." --Back cover
Note "First published in Oxford Bookworms, 1992"--T.p. verso.
Subject Readers (Adult)
English language -- Textbooks for foreign speakers.
Reading comprehension -- Problems, exercises, etc.
Farm life -- Fiction.
Women farmers -- Fiction.
Triangles (Interpersonal relations) -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Pastoral fiction.
Didactic fiction.
Love stories.
Subject Wessex (England) -- Fiction.
Added Author Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928. Far from the madding crowd.
ISBN 9780194792233