The Return of the Native

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Thomas Hardy

Narrated By: Nadia May

Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks

Date: January 2006

Duration: 14 hours 30 minutes


Clym Yeobright, a diamond merchant in Paris, returns to his home in Egdon where he falls in love with the sensuous Eustacia Vye. She marries him, hoping he will take her away to Paris. But Eustacia's dreams of escape are not to be realized. Clym Yeobright, the returning native, cannot bring her salvation.


  • Anonymous

    This was so boring I couldn't even finish listening to it (and I'm used to listening to heavy and complex literature). I'm sure the book ends well as his others do, but to wade through it was just not worth the effort and I sent it back. Plus, my overall opinion about this author is that he doesn't write women well - he doesn't understand them and they all act like foolish idiots, which gets on my nerves a bit. I probably will never read any of his works again, though I honestly gave several of his books a try.

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