The Three Strangers
|"The Three Strangers"|
|Published in||Longman's Magazine
|Followed by||"The Withered Arm"|
The story is a pastoral history told by an omniscient narrator more than 50 years after the event. The sheep-stealer is a kind of folk hero who stole to survive and escaped by outsmarting his hangman.
- Kristin Brody (1982). The Short Stories of Thomas Hardy. New York.
- "Thomas Hardy: Placenames". Neal.Oxborrow.net.
- Pinion, F. B. (1978). A Hardy Companion. London.