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Neutral Tones by Thomas Hardy

Photographer Rankin chooses the poem Neutral Tones by Thomas Hardy, written in 1867.

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From the Archive

Neutral Tones

Thomas Hardy's Neutral Tones read by Sarah Cookson.

From Poetry Please 06 Dec 1992 on Radio 4

Claire Tomalin

Claire Tomalin - the award-winning author of Hardy's biography- talks about discovering his poetry in her youth.

From Bookclub 07 Nov 2010 on Radio 4

Hardy's home

David Owen Norris and Professor John Mullan visit Thomas Hardy's house in Dorset, called Max Gate.

From Thomas Hardy's iPod

Shooting death

Rankin talks to John Wilson about his latest exhibition, inspired by the death of parents.

From Front Row 16 May 2013 on Radio 4

Photo credit: Jerome Weatherald