(HARDY) GITTINGS, ROBERT:
Title The Older Hardy. By the author of Young Thomas Hardy. Signed copy.
Publisher Heinemann 1978 (1st.)
Seller ID 68378
Size 6.25 x 9.5 inches. In dark blue cloth covers with gilt to spine. With illustrated dustwrapper. Green endpapers. 244pp. With b/w photographs. In very good condition with very good dustwrapper (dw; spine slightly faded. Not price clipped). Signed by author on main title page. A clean and tight copy. An outstanding literary biography, reveals Hardyís sources of inspiration and sadness. "This is the second volume about Hardyís life, and explores the deep currents that ran beneath the surface of this shy and secretive man, to emerge in the major novels of his middle age and in the poetry that continued to flow right up to his death.".
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