Thomas Hardy

Artist

Biography

Thomas Hardy, OM (2 June 1840 – 11 January 1928) was an English novelist, short story writer, and poet of the naturalist movement, though he saw himself as a poet and wrote novels mainly for financial gain. The bulk of his work, set mainly in the semi-imaginary county of Wessex, delineates characters struggling against their passions and circumstances. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply.