Moments of Vision and Miscellaneous Verses is first published in 1917. Thomas Hardy was 77 at the time of the publication and Moments of Vision, a short poem speaks of itself as it is more of introspection and inner searching. The verses are more contemporary compositions and some of the poems have the subject of war and patriotism. Thomas Hardy’s poetry usually expresses strong human feelings, the inner longings of the heart, folk songs and rural life.
“Life’s Little Ironies is a collection of tales and was republished in so many versions with slight difference of collection of stories from its original publication. Among the collections, ‘An Imaginative Woman’ which is the first story, stood out in Wessex Tales which is a story about wife’s of vivid imaginings. BBC has made adaptation of the two of the short stories in 1973 anthology entitled “Wessex Tales.” This is a good book to read on free times.