The other 1870 mystery: Thomas Hardy’s Desperate Remedies

You never know where Drood studies will take you.¬†I was reading a 1973¬†article by George Wing last week comparing Dickens’s mystery story to Thomas Hardy’s mystery story. Stop the press – Thomas Hardy wrote a mystery story? Obviously, in the name of research, I had to go and check this out. Desperate Remedies, Hardy’s first …