Barchester Towers

Barchester Towers

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As an old bishop and a tired government draw their last breaths together, the question of who will be the new bishop occupies many a mind in Barchester. When the new political masters appoint an unexpected successor, the ensuing upheaval both in the close and the diocese is considerable. Trollope perceived the great comic potential of the predicament of the Church of England in mid-Victorian society. Through his writing the conflict between the High and Low Church, evangelicals and traditionalists, is championed by some of the most memorable characters he ever created: the formidable Mrs. Proudie, the unctuous Obadiah Slope, and the benevolent and kindly Mr. Harding.show more

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  • CD-Audio
  • AudioGO Limited
  • Chivers Audio Books
  • Bath, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Abridged
  • Abridged edition
  • 075405568X
  • 9780754055686

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