An adaptation of the classic story of Michael Henchard who rises above his poor and humble beginnings to become a successful businessman. But then, an awful secret from his past catches up with him and Henchard must pay the price. Cambridge Discovery Readers is an exciting series of original fiction, adapted fiction and factbooks especially written for teenagers. Original illustrations guide students through the story while activities throughout the book consolidate new vocabulary and encourage independent learning. The accompanying website with lesson plans and worksheets for every title, sample chapters and audio clips, provides extra support for both teachers and students. This pack includes CD-ROM/Audio CD with vocabulary games and a complete audio recording. This is a British English version of the title.