Biography of Thomas Hardy


Hardy, Thomas, an English novelist. He was born in 1840 Dorsetshire. Hardy studied architecture and practiced his profession for some years, but since 1873 devoted his time to literature. Among his best known novels may be mentioned Far from the Madding Crowd, The Return of the Native, Two on a Tower, Tess of the D'Urbervilles, The Three Wayfarers, and Under the Greenwood Tree.