A six month resurrection thread!
the resurrection thread is on the religion forum; permanently locked
Thomas Hardy -- "a long warm bath?" I couldn't agree more. Don't know how many times I drifted off to sleep in college trying to read one of his assigned novels. I just know there are subtleties I must have been missing, because people I respect really like him. I guess I lack the "appreciation of Hardy" gene. (sigh)
I know... personally I couldn't stand Tess herself. And even though that was forty years or so ago I'm still not tempted for a new go from an other angle...as it were.