The Return of the Native

The Return of the Native

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  • Author: Thomas Hardy
  • SKU/ISBN: 1-59194-044-3
  • Year: 2005
  • Page count: 138
  • Reading level: 9
  • Lexile Level: 550L
  • Availability: In stock


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Clym Yeobright is the "native" who returns to Egdon Heath from his studies in Paris. 

Clym is soon caught up in a troubled relationship with Eustacia Vye, a darkly complicated young woman who hopes to escape her dreary existence on the Heath for an exciting life in Paris. Several other characters as well are soon caught up in a web of deceit, misunderstanding, and misfortune, and the reader wonders which of them will manage to find happiness.

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