Thomas Hardy

Benjamin Costello

Return of the Native

Thomas Hardy was born June second 1840. He is very well known for his fictional novel he wrote when he was 38 years old called "Return of the Native". A book about a beautiful young woman named Eustacia who marries Clym Yeobright, a school smart jeweler in Paris. This was his sixth written book and by far the most popular. Return of the Native was published in 1878. Later in life Hardy married a woman named Diggory Venn and passed away on January eleventh 1928.