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The Woodlanders is a narrative with a complex plot. George Melbury, a timber-merchant of Little Hintock, the place where the events occur, decides to wed his daughter Grace to Giles Winterborne, an honest woodsman and also the son of an elderly friend. For Giles, Grace is his childhood sweetheart and the ever thing of his affection despite himself being adored by Marty South. However, When Mr. Melbury believes the educational status of the daughter, he also changes his mind regarding quitting her into Giles. He has the ambition to wed her to a man of a greater status and treats Giles with an unaccustomed coldness. In the meantime, Dr. Edred Fitzpiers is determined by the scene. He seizes Grace's fascination with him and the opportunity that Giles is no more favoured by Mr. Melbury to step into the empty place in Grace's heart (Sherren, 1902). He falls in love with her, asks her dad for permission to marry her and they get married. Soon after the union, Fitzpiers blames himself for marrying a girl who's underneath him and becomes much more interested in Mrs. Felice Charmond, a stylish widow. They're in secret and finally decide to leave for the continent. He leaves Grace a notice about his death. Grace becomes curious once again in Giles but her dad's efforts to get her educated by the new law and set free neglect. Eventually, Fitzpiers gets divided in Mrs. Felice Charmond who's reported to be killed in Germany. He comes back into Little Hintock and is asked by his wife Grace to save the life span of Giles. He does his best but Giles dies. Following the departure of Giles, Fitzpiers asks Grace for bias and they get reconciled. The book ends with a romantic note with Marty standing at the tomb of Giles and saying: "If ever I forget...