It was born on June 2, in 1840 in a small village of Dorset, an English country located in the southwestern part of the country. in that zone, which is called "Wessex" as it was called in ancient times, his novels take place.
Despite little wealthy family conditions, he is able to obtain a degree in architecture and will move to London where for a period of time will exercise his profession directing a well-known study.
"Far from the madding crowd"
when he was thirty-one, he published his first great success, the well-known novel "Far from the madding crowd"
Marginalized by the bourgeoisie because of his humble origins, he continues the ambitious project started in his first work of five "Wessex Novels", of which the most famous is: