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A cruel joke at a country fair goes too far when a drunken laborer auctions off his wife and child to the highest bidder so begins the mayor of casterbridge,. Models of tragedy and the interpretive history of mayor of casterbridge the mayor of casterbridge is in basic ways an unusual novel its protagonist michael .
The story of a man of character, adapted from the thomas hardy novel. The mayor of casterbridge (1886) is a tragic novel by english author thomas hardy subtitled, the life and death of a man of character. The mayor of casterbridge has 48259 ratings and 1822 reviews karen said: this is hardy's most perfectly-constructed novel there are others that are m.
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