Far from the Madding Crowd

Far from the Madding Crowd: Novel Summary: Chapter 51 – Chapter 57

Ch. 51: Bathsheba Talks with Her OutriderJoseph Poorgrass was supposed to drive Bathsheba home, but he is drunk again, and Oak is busy with the sheep. Bathsheba decides to drive herself home, but Boldwood insists, to her dismay, on riding alongside her. Bathsheba knows that Boldwood still loves and has determined not to be unkind …

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Far from the Madding Crowd: Novel Summary: Chapter 46 – Chapter 50

Ch. 46: The Gurgoyle: Its DoingsRunoff from the rain pours through a hideous gurgoyle (that is, a gargoyle) on the church. The splash stones that usually scatter the runoff have been moved during some work on the church grounds, and the heavy storm directs the flow onto Fanny’s grave, flooding it and destroying Troy’s work. …

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