Tess Durbeyfield, a peasant girl and cast-off descendant of English aristocracy, has become one of the most famous female protagonists in 19th-century British literature. Betrayed by the two men in her life - Alec D’Urberville, her seducer/rapist and father of her fated child; and Angel, her intellectual and pious husband - Tess takes justice, and her own destiny, into her delicate hands. In telling her desperate and passionate story, Hardy brings Tess to life with an extraordinary vividness that makes her live in the heart of the reader long after the novel is concluded.
This week, the audio book version of Thomas Hardy's Tess of the d'Urbervilles has made it into the top 50 bestsellers in the Classics category. You can legally download or stream this audio book and listen to it for free at Spotify, Deezer, and in high quality at Audible.
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