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A Laodicean (Unabridged)

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XA 0341
A Laodicean (Unabridged)
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ISBN: 9781781982044
Download Size: 851 Mb
Running Time: 00:09:15
Digital UPC: 9781781982044

Release Date: November 2018
Originally recorded in 2018
Thomas Hardy
John Foley
Anna Bentinck
Spoken Word

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A Laodicean (Unabridged)
Thomas Hardy
Read by Anna Bentinck

Subtitled "A Story of To-day," A Laodicean occupies a unique place in the Thomas Hardy canon. Departing from pre-industrial Wessex, Hardy brings his themes of social constraint, fate, chance and miscommunication to the very modern world of the 1880s – complete with falsified telegraphs, fake photographs, and perilous train tracks. The story follows the life of Paula Power, heiress of her late father’s railroad fortune and the new owner of the medieval Castle Stancy. With the castle in need of restoration, Paula employs architect George Somerset, who soon falls in love with her. However, Paula’s dreams of nobility draw her to another suitor, Captain de Stancy, who is aided by his villainous son, William Dare… 

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