A powerful, moving tale of a remarkable man who overcomes his very humble beginnings and despite a shameful foolish act of his youth, rises to a position of respectability in his community as well as considerable wealth. Yet in the end, he succumbs to his inner demons and fatal flaws of character and utterly destroys all that he had achieved. Despite its archaic style and dated setting, the book hold one's attention right through to its inevitable tragic end.
A portrait of unconditional despair. The erosion to oblivion of a man.
Lacks maps, notes, and glossary for regionalisms and obsolescent words and phrases (the library should've ordered the Penguin Classics edition).
AMAZING CLASSIC!!!!! once you get used to the style of writing it proves to be an unforgettable read. loved the wife selling scene
The ultimate who done it. Written as a newspaper weekly series. Old english...I didn't guess the ending correctly!
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