The Well-Beloved

by Thomas Hardy
Category: "Fiction - Romance"
Year of Publication:1897
Date Read:06/04/1994
Notes:A story of sculptor Jocelyn Pierston and his 40-year quest for the incarnation of the ideal woman. This phantom eludes him as it flits from woman to woman most especially Avice Caro, his sweetheart at 20; then Avice's daughter, Anne Avice, who charms him when he is 40; and finally Avice the third, the granddaughter, whom he courts at 60.
My Rating: 7

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