AP Reading List – Book-A-Day: Tess of the D’Urbervilles

tess of the durbervilsAuthor:  Thomas Hardy

Category:  Fiction

What they’re saying in the Prepwise staff room:

Chris: “An unwanted pregnancy is nothing new.  In this novel, Hardy looks at the effect it has on the woman involved as well as the man.  A wonderful story that will make you realize some things never change.”

Ethan: “Hardy’s work shocked the sensibilities out of his original, Victorian audience. A century and half later as I read it during my undergrad, I saw that the way Hardy’s characters navigate the issues of social status and gender inequality still resonates with modern readers.”

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