NPR logo

Book Club Of The Air: The Obscure, By Thomas Hardy

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Book Club Of The Air: The Obscure, By Thomas Hardy

Book Club Of The Air: The Obscure, By Thomas Hardy

Book Club Of The Air: The Obscure, By Thomas Hardy

Only Available in Archive Formats.

It's time for the January meeting of the Talk of the Nation Book Club of the Air. This month's selection is Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy. It's about the thwarted dreams of a pious man. The novel, which offers a harsh critique of Victorian mores, is considered by many to be Hardy's best work. So, grab your book and a cup of coffee and share your observations of Jude the Obscure ...next on Talk of the Nation's Book Club of the Air, from NPR News. Guests: Reverend Charles Gilchrist Director of Operations, New Song Urban Ministries Executive Director, Cathedral Shelter of Chicago (1991-1996) Episcopal Priest (ordained 1990) Listeners call in

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.