Use our free chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis of the mayor of casterbridge it helps middle and high school students understand thomas hardy's literary masterpiece. Mayor of casterbridge, though not as dark as some of his final work, is a fairly representative novel the mayor of the title is a respected grain merchant with a dark secret in his past the mayor of the title is a respected grain merchant with a dark secret in his past. 1886 the mayor of casterbridge thomas hardy hardy, thomas (1840-1928) - english novelist who initially wanted to be a poet but turned to novel writing when he could not get his poems published.
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