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The Withered Arm

review The Withered Arm Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB 6 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946 Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' hu. The Withered Arm came highly recommended to me and I was pleased Penguin included it in their Little Black Classics range Although the range does contain some of his poetry and we all know how I feel about poetry the collection would not be complete without some Hardy proseHe s a firm favourite of mine and I was delighted to see his regular style applied here Although the supernatural isn t something he would normally delve into we re presented with some typically Hardyish awkward relationships social satire a lyrical rustic landscape setting and a running thread of bleak unease The ending of course is tragic and terrible as is his wont to inflictDetailing a spurned lover s accidental curse on her beloved s new wife Hardy skilfully portrays the development and sudden downfall of the relationships His depiction of the wife s vicious determination to rid herself of the curse creates an unholy level of tension with her eventual discovery of the origin then rendering the situation unbearably palpable Her eventual choice of remedy and conseuences thereof only Hardy could employ with this level of masteryIt raised uestions about morality friendship and reaping what you sow Hardy seemed to punish every single character here and flawed as they were it felt as though the higher hand of judgement had reached a reasonable verdictThis is one which will stay with me for a very long time

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review The Withered Arm Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB Ge range and diversity with works from around the world and across the centuries including fables decadence heartbreak tall tales satire ghosts battles and elephan. Two very good and fun stories both interesting but nothing too original

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review The Withered Arm Ó eBook or Kindle ePUB 'She bared her poor curst arm'A jealous lover's curse and an ingenious party trick feature in these two suspenseful stories set in Hardy's imaginary WessexOne of 4. 35 StarsThe Withered Arm was a nice addition to the Little Black Classics collection It has a bit of that late 19th Century feel to it with a story of a new bride who gets cursed through one of her dreams It was an interesting storyThe only thing I had previously read by Thomas Hardy was Woman Much Missed a collection of poetry also from the Little Black Classics Since I enjoyed both I will have to look up some of his longer work I think Little Black Classics 99 Find this and other reviews on


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    The Withered Arm (READ) A rich milk farmer marries a beautiful young woman named Gertrude Rhoda Brooks a milkmaid with a son is envious and touches in her dream the arm of the newly wed wife It begins to wither away Is there a solution for Gertrude? Can a conjurer help her when all official physicians fail? What is the uncanny remedy the conjurer recommends Gertrud

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    The Withered Arm (READ) Thomas Hardy has become one of my favorite authors While this story was a little different from his other works it is well written If I have any complaint it would be that the character who suffered the most was innocent of any wrong doing Realism the good don't always win

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    free download The Withered Arm The Withered Arm (READ) 35 StarsThe Withered Arm was a nice addition to the Little Black Classics collection It has a bit of that late 19th Century feel to it with a story of a new bride who gets cursed through one of her dreams It was an interesting storyThe only thing I had previously read by Thomas Hardy was Woman Much Missed a collection of poetry also from the Little Black Classics Since I enjoyed both I will have to look up some of his longer work I think

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    The Withered Arm (READ) The Withered Arm came highly recommended to me and I was pleased Penguin included it in their Little Black Classics range Although

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    free download The Withered Arm free download ç eBook or Kindle ePUB ã Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy ã 3 characters From BBC radio 4 Extra Afternnon DramaThomas Hardy's classic short story is a masterful drama of psychological suspense Dramatised by Louise Doughty it tells the highly charged tale of two women in the grip of passions beyond their controlWith

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    Thomas Hardy ã 3 characters free download ç eBook or Kindle ePUB ã Thomas Hardy The Withered Arm (READ) Captivating and engaging I really really loved this story by Thomas Hardy

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    free download The Withered Arm free download ç eBook or Kindle ePUB ã Thomas Hardy Thomas Hardy ã 3 characters Two very good and fun stories both interesting but nothing too original

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    The Withered Arm (READ) My first Thomas Hardy I like the writing and the stories were uite clever

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    free download The Withered Arm Thomas Hardy ã 3 characters The Withered Arm (READ) Overall a good read First tale was about a woman named Rhoda Brook who had a secret affair with Farmer Lodge with whom she bore a son Stricken with jealousy when Farmer Lodge had a new wife she accidentally cursed the new wife Gertrude through

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    The Withered Arm (READ) The perfect supernatural read for October My first time delving into Hardy and it was great This was a creepy fast paced story with a twist that I didn’t see It was well executed No pun intended

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