Far from the Madding Crowd(Paperback Edition)
Author: Thomas Hardy
Goodreads Rating: 3.94
Publisher: Penguin Books
Independent and spirited Bathsheba Everdene has come to Weatherbury to take up her position as a farmer on the largest estate in the area. Her bold presence draws three very different suitors: the gentleman-farmer Boldwood, soldier-seducer Sergeant Troy and the devoted shepherd Gabriel Oak. Each, in contrasting ways, unsettles her decisions.