/ˈhadi/ (say 'hahdee)

1. Frank (Francis Joseph Hardy), 1917–94, Australian radical political writer and lecturer; works include the novels Power Without Glory (1950) and But the Dead Are Many (1975).
2. Sir James Gilbert, born 1932, great-grandson of Thomas (def. 3), Australian company director and yachtsman.
3. Thomas, 1830–1912, Australian pioneer viticulturist, born in England.
4. Thomas, 1840–1928, English novelist and poet; novels are mainly set in Dorset and include Far from the Madding Crowd (1874), Tess of the D'Urbervilles (1891).
Frank Hardy was born in Southern Cross, Victoria. He left school early and worked at various jobs before turning to writing. A member of the Communist Party from 1939, Hardy wrote many short stories and novels, often focusing on the struggles of working people and Indigenous Australians. His books have been translated into many languages. His novel Power Without Glory, a partly fictionalised account of Melbourne sports promoter and financier John Wren, sparked controversy and court proceedings for libel.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.


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