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The Warden

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'It was so hard that the pleasant waters of his little stream should be disturbed and muddied ... that his quiet paths should be made a battlefield: that the unobtrusive corner of the world which been allotted to him ... made miserable and unsound'Trollope's witty, satirical story of a quiet cathedral town shaken by scandal - as the traditional values of Septimus Harding are attacked by zealous reformers and ruthless newspapers - is a drama of conscience that pits individual integrity against worldly ambition. In The Warden Anthony Trollope brought the fictional county of Barsetshire to life, peopled by a cast of brilliantly realised characters that have made him among the supreme chroniclers of the minutiae of Victorian England.re of the cathedral town of Barchestershow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 224 pages
  • 144 x 222 x 24mm | 384g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PENGUIN CLASSICS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • UK ed.
  • 0241253985
  • 9780241253984
  • 136,638

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Trollope will remain one of the most trustworthy . . . of the writers who have helped the heart of man to know itself. Henry James" "Trollope will remain one of the most trustworthy . . . of the writers who have helped the heart of man to know itself." --Henry Jamesshow more

About Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope (1815-82) was one of the most widely enjoyed and prolific novelists of the nineteenth century. His books include the great Chronicles of Barsetshire, of which Barchester Towers is the second volume. Trollope worked for the Post Office for much of his adult life, combining postal and literary business as he travelled around the British Empire. He has been credited with the creation of the distinctive British pillar box.show more

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