Book description:Genre: Poetry
1st ed. of "Thomas Hardy: The Complete Poems".
ISBN 13: 9780333949283
Number of pages: 303
Thomas Hardys first love was always poetry. It was not until 1898, when he was fifty-eight years old, having already established his reputation with fourteen novels and over forty short stories, that his first book of poetry, Wessex Poems was published.
For the final thirty years of his life he abandoned fiction and devoted himself entirely to poetry. It is a tribute to h