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Desperate Remedies (Unabridged)

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XA 0298
 
Desperate Remedies (Unabridged)
ISBN: 9781781981115
Download Size: 791 Mb
Running Time: 17:41:18
Release Date: December 2017
Originally recorded in 2017
Author
Thomas Hardy
Producer
Genevieve Helsby
Reader
Anna Bentinck
Genre:
Spoken Word
Classic Fiction

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Desperate Remedies (Unabridged)
Thomas Hardy
Read by Anna Bentinck
Thomas Hardy’s first published novel, Desperate Remedies is a thrilling blend of Gothic mystery and love-triangle romance. After the untimely death of their parents, Cytheria and Owen Graye must go out into the world and fend for themselves. Cytheria’s journey leads her to the dark and mysterious household of Miss Aldclyffe, a capricious and eccentric woman, who steers Cytheria into a love affair with her charismatic steward Aeneous Manston. All is not what it seems, and Cytheria finds herself entangled in a violent web of lust, murder, deception and blackmail. With its beautiful and evocative scenes, along with themes of fate and class, the novel contains many traces of Hardy’s signature style, and is a unique take on the Victorian ‘sensation’ novel.





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