Tess of the d'Urbervilles (graded reader)
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Retold by John Escott for intermediate students of English. When Tess Durbeyfield is sent by her family to find her rich relatives, she is soon pursued and violently attacked by the ruthless Alec d'Urberville. But the sad event which follows gives Tess the chance to hide her past and move on. Eventually she falls in love and finds happiness with Angel Clare. However, Tess's honest nature means she is doomed never to escape her past.
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