Cover image for The well-beloved : a sketch of a temperament
Title:
The well-beloved : a sketch of a temperament
Author:
Hardy, Thomas, 1840-1928 author.
Publication Information:
London : Folio Society, 1992.
Physical Description:
xiv, 239 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Summary:
Jocelyn, a sculptor, is obsessed both with the search for the ideal woman and with sculpting the perfect figure of a naked Aphrodite. In his pursuit, he falls in love with three women from the same family: a grandmother, mother, and daughter. Themes of destiny and betrayal are explored in this compelling portrait of male and female relationships.
General Note:
Map on lining papers.
Language:
English
Format :
Book