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Trumpet-Major

by Thomas Hardy

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Published by Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 19th century fiction,
  • General,
  • Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    New Wessex Editions

    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10494063M
    ISBN 100333168909
    ISBN 109780333168905

    The trumpet-major sounded from far down his throat what he considered to be E flat, with a parenthetic sense of luxury unquenchable even by his present distraction. 'Shall we go on to where my mother is?' said Anne, less impressed by the beauty of the note than the trumpet-major himself was. 'In one minute,' he said tremulously. the trumpet-major, half buried in his uniform, arms, and horse-furniture, drew near to the spot where the Lovedays were waiting to see him pass, his father turned anxiously to Anne and said, 'You will shake hands with John?' Anne faintly replied 'Yes,' and allowed the miller to take her forward on his arm to the trackway, so as to be close to.

      Synopsis With an introduction and notes by Charles P.C. Pettit, Thomas Hardy's only historical novel, "The Trumpet Major" is set in Wessex during the Napoleonic s: The Trumpet Major Thomas Hardy The Trumpet-Major is a novel by Thomas Hardy published in , and his only historical novel. It concerns the heroine, Anne Garland, being pursued by three suitors: John Loveday, the eponymous trumpet major in a British regiment, honest and loyal; his brother Bob, a.

    This is Hardy's only historical novel. It concerns the heroine, Anne Garland, being pursued by three suitors: John Loveday, the eponymous trumpet major in a British regiment, honest and loyal; his brother Bob, a flighty sailor; and Festus Derriman, the cowardly nephew of the local squire. Sweet Anne Garland may well be set by Sweet Anne Page, and her two devoted swains, fickle Bob Loveday, the sailor, and staunch John Loveday, the Trumpet Major, are worthy to live as long as the language in which their adventures are told.


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The Trumpet-Major is a novel by Thomas Hardy set during the time of the Napoleonic Wars and first published as a serial in Good Words from January to December It seems like a lot of books in the 's were published in serial form, I'm glad I wasn't there for it, I want to read my books all at one time/5.

The Trumpet-Major was written in Trumpet-Major book 's coming immediately after Far From the Madding Crowd which was the author's first big literary triumph. This novel follows the lives of regular persons living in a southern England village at the time of the Napoleonic threat of invasion of the British homeland was the talk of the land/5(29).

Always regarded as one of Hardy's lesser novels, I still found 'The Trumpet Major' an enjoyable read. Over the rather slow course of the plot, you get a real feel for the 'smallness' of life at the mill, especially against the background of the military and naval preparations for war and the patriotism, fever and fear that grip the mainly under-informed but over-excited rural communities/5(48).

43 rows  The Trumpet Major. Thomas HARDY ( - ) Our heroine, Anne Garland, lives. Author: Thomas Hardy. Year of publication: Book binding: Paperback. pages. Good condition paperback; as expected for age. Cards, pages, and binding are presentable with no major defects.

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Trumpet Major (The new Wessex Thomas Hardy) by Hardy, Thomas Paperback Book Seller Rating: % positive. Set in Wessex during the Napoleonic Wars The Trumpet Major is Hardy's historical masterpiece skilfully depicting local life, fears of the press gang, invasion, the beauty of romantic love, Read online the first chapters of this book.

I want to read the book!. The Trumpet-Major Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Historical fiction Subject: England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction Subject: Great Britain -- History -- Regency, -- Fiction Subject: Love stories Subject: Soldiers -- Fiction Subject: Wessex (England.

The Trumpet-Major is a novel by Thomas Hardy published inand his only historical novel. It concerns the heroine, Anne Garland, being pursued by three suitors: John Loveday, the eponymous trumpet major in a British regiment, honest and loyal; his brother Bob, a flighty sailor; and Festus Derriman, the cowardly nephew of the local squire.

THE TRUMPET-MAJOR being a tale of the Trumpet-Major, John Loveday, a soldier in the war with Buonaparte, and Robert, his brother, first mate in the Merchant Service. by Thomas Hardy.

PREFACE. The present tale is founded more largely on testimony--oral and written--than any other in this series. The external incidents.

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Two of the men are brothers involved in the fighting, one an easygoing sailor, the other an honest and diffident trumpet major, the third suitor being the cowardly son of the local squire.

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The Loveday brothers, one a sailor and one a soldier, must wrestle with their commitments to their country and their feelings for Anne. Lyrical and light-hearted, yet shot through with irony, The Trumpet-Major () is one of Hardy's most unusual novels and a fascinating tale of love and desire.

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PAP. Book Condition: New. New Book. Delivered from our UK warehouse in 3 to 5 business days. THIS BOOK IS PRINTED ON DEMAND. Established seller since Hardy’s historical novel against the backdrop of the grandest Napoleonic wars tells about the love and sorrows of ordinary people who found themselves in unusual times.

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The allegations of plagiarism did not affect the popularity of The Trumpet Major. There are currently no other reviews for this book. Festus catches him, but Bob intervenes. No jackets as issued. It is a romance novel, nothing more, although complicated.Read The Trumpet-Major online by Thomas Hardy atthe free online library full of thousands of classic books.

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First published inThe Trumpet Major is set during the Napoleonic Wars of the early nineteenth century.5/5.