Nineteenth-century British writer Anthony Trollope created what has become one of the most beloved literary chronicles of English country life in the Chronicles of Barsetshire series. Framley Parsonage, the entertaining fourth novel in the series, follows the financial travails of a young vicar, the romantic entanglements of a pair of star-crossed lovers, and various other social skirmishes and conflicts in and around the seemingly sleepy...
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Anthony Trollope's Barsetshire novels are well loved for their wit, satire, and keen perceptions of human nature. This final installment brings back some of his best loved characters: Major Henry Grantly, first met as a boy in The Warden, the sparkling Lily Dale and her thwarted lover, Johnny Eames, and the domineering Mrs. Proudie.
Barsetshire's latest scandal involves Mr. Crawley, the impoverished curate of Hogglestock, accused of theft...
The third novel in his famed Palliser series, Anthony Trollope's The Eustace Diamonds centers on a beautiful diamond necklace that has been passed down for generations in the Eustace family and has now fallen into the hands of Lizzie Greystock, a gold digger extraordinaire. Soon afterwards, Lizzie reports the diamonds missing, but is there more to this story than meets the eye?
British novelist Anthony Trollope is best known for chronicling many facets of family life and society in the fictional county of Barsetshire. Although An Eye for an Eye is not officially a part of the Barsetshire Chronicles, the novel explores many of the same issues that made that series so popular, including nuanced moral dilemmas and subtle shades of familial tension and discord.
A woman forced to choose between two suitors is one of the world's oldest dilemmas. In the skilled hands of Anthony Trollope, this conundrum becomes an engrossing examination of the subtle family tics and preferences that can influence love relationships and marriage decisions. The novel follows three women as they puzzle through the choices that will determine the course of their lives.
Although his literary reputation has waxed and waned over the years, Anthony Trollope's work has enjoyed something of a renaissance in recent years, and may prominent writers and thinkers are professed fans. The Belton Estate is linked thematically with many of his previous works; it follows the family relationships that are rent asunder in the aftermath of several relatives' deaths as the estate is settled among the survivors.
Castle Richmond is about the fortunes and relationships of two families of the Irish aristocracy, set against the harrowing background of the Great Famine. Sir Thomas Fitzgerald is being blackmailed by two disreputable men over the question of his children's legitimacy. His relative, who stands to inherit should the children prove illegitimate, is caught between the girl he loves and the girl's mother, who loves him.
Dive into the back story behind renowned British novelist Anthony Trollope's rise to literary fame and glory. This autobiography offers a movingly detailed portrait of Trollope's childhood, his early career missteps (including a stint as a postal worker), and his blossoming literary interests and ambitions.
This stirring portrait of a nineteenth-century French farming family is a must-read for fans of emotionally resonant historical fiction. Written by Anthony Trollope, known for his keen insight into the sweeping social, economic, cultural, and historical trends that can impact family relationships, this engaging tale is sure to please.
One of the most popular and prolific writers of fiction and non-fiction in Victorian England, beloved author Anthony Trollope completed nearly 50 book-length works during his lifetime. This gripping action-adventure tale is a fictionalized account of a journey through then-exotic Palestine.
One of the most popular fiction writers of the Victorian era, Anthony Trollope's novels still attract an ardent readership today. Originally serialized in a magazine, Mr. Scarborough's Family is a mystery novel of sorts, bringing together Trollope's keen insight into human behavior and an enthralling suspense plot.
This novel, the fifth in Trollope's Chronicles of Barsetshire series, tells the tale of the Dale family, which is trying to make ends meet in the aftermath of the death of the family patriarch. A nearly impenetrable knot of romantic entanglements ensues shortly after the family moves into the small house of the book's title. Long admired by fans of Trollope's writing, The Small House at Allington gained more widespread attention after it...
The brilliant conclusion to the Palliser novels, this touching story follows the elderly Duke of Omnium, the former prime minister of England, as he struggles to overcome his grief at the loss of his beloved wife, Lady Glencora. To complicate matters, he must also deal with the willfulness of his three adult children as he tries to guide and support them—his plans for them are quite different from their own.
While his two sons, sent down...