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Thomas Hardy: The World of his Novels by J. B. Bullen
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Thomas Hardy: The World of His Novels (Frances Lincoln, 2013) is the latest in a long line of captivating books Barrie Bullen has written and edited in the last thirty years on nineteenth-century literature and culture. The book is exquisitely crafted and its material presence enhances the reading experience by supporting the central argument: that the world Hardy created in his work, the `dream country' of Wessex, is the result of a fine process of artistic transformation, where real places and experiences are recorded, recalled, distilled and modified to become essential elements in the narratives of the novels and in the fabric of the poems.

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