Bathsheba is young attractive and impetuous. She has inherited a farm and is determined to be independent. Is it possible?
A young farmer, Gabriel Oak, has set up in business with his own flock of sheep. He fell in love with Bathsheba but she turns him down. He has to stand by and watch Bathsheba getting courted by others, first by William boldwood and then by Troy. Who will she choose ultimately?
Is Gabriel destined to be just a friend or will he be more than a friend to her?
Far from the madding crowd is written by Thomas Hardy and is retold by Maxine Linnell and illustrated for the kids by Ann Kronheimer.It is published under Mango-an imprint of DC Books.