Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Thomas Hardy which are Jude the Obscure and Tess of the d'Urbervilles. Thomas Hardy was an English novelist and poet. Author of works of great importance, known for the radical pessimism that characterizes his novels. Novels selected for this book: - Jude the Obscure. - Tess of the d'Urbervilles. This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.