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Title: Tess of the d'Urbervilles - A pure woman
Description: London, Pan Books, 1979. Thick pocket, on the cover: photo of Nastassia Kinski in the great Polanski-film, 432 pp. Note LT: Tess was first translated in Dutch in 1895, but this translation seems to have disappeared from the market. Theme: The novel is pessimistic: the poor always lose, honnesty doesn't pay, love is not unconditional. In this respect history repeats itself as humans do not change fundamentally. Detail: One of the characters (Angel) reads 'Das Kapital' of Marx but he stays shortsighted.Character map:. good

Keywords: Natassia Kinski on the cover

Price: EUR 7.50 = appr. US$ 8.15 Seller: MERS Antique Books Antwerp
- Book number: 201705170048

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