Posts tagged “thomas hardy”

  1. Significant Wessex locations, with their appearances in Hardy's novels

    Bare Peakminster
    Jude Fawley's libido is murdered by a group of remorseless itinerant Methodists heading west.

    Rawbrickham
    Eustacia Gristlethrust's pony collapses and dies of sexual grief here.

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  2. The Great Wessex Caper The boys scrambled back onto their motorcycles and gunned them a bit to get past the intersecting road in a hurry. They rode in silence for a while, gazing at the scene ahead. On their right an embankment of tumbled rocks and boulders sloped steeply to the water below. From the opposite side rose a jagged cliff. The little-traveled road was winding, and just wide enough for two cars to pass.

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  3. ANGEL: i just wanted you to know
    i've
    i've had sex before
    TESS [striking a match on his bare chest and lighting her cigarette]: yeah me too, guy
    I've even been to Suffolk
    ANGEL: what does Suffolk have to do with anything
    TESS: oh i thought we were just listing obvious shit to each other

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  4. Previously in this series: How to tell if you're in a Jane Austen novel. You live in a city that is not exactly Oxford and is not exactly Dorchester, located in a county that is most emphatically not Dorset. You make a terrible decision, fueled by the effects of alcohol, that casts an unremitting pall over the rest of your days. You are a victim of erotolepsy and have been ensnared in a…

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