The classic Trollope handbook, originally published in 1948. An alphabetical guide to the entire world of Trollope’s 47 novels in 4000 entries, covering every character and the place from every novel, together with succinct digests of all the plots.
“That I, Or any man, should tell everything of himself I hold to be impossible…(but) nothing I shall say shall be untrue.” The early chapters of Trollope’s version of his life resound with the miseries of his childhood. Everything his fatherThomas touched resulted in disaster: his law practice having failed, he turned to farming in Harrow, but...
A feckless, self-regarding young Englishman, Fred Neville, attempts to reconcile his moral obligations towards Kate O’Hara – a beautiful Irish girl he seduced whilst stationed with the cavalry in Ireland-to his duty as heir to the barren Scroope Manor in Dorset.
William Whittlestaff, having lost the women he loved to a richer, more lively rival many years before, lives alone at Crocker Hall in Hampshire, looked after by his loyal, vituperative housekeeper Mrs Baggett. Mr Whittlestaff impulsively takes in as his ward the orphaned daughter of an old friend, nineteen year-old Mary Lawrie.
These books are the result of Trollope’s journey which he undertook in 1871-1872. He spent thirteen months in Australia and two months in New Zealand. His wife Rose accompanied him for this trip, the primary reason for which was the opportunity to see their younger son Fred, who had been a ‘squatter’ in New South Wales since 1865.
This is the second volume of a book recording Trollope’s journey which he undertook in 1871-1872. He spent thirteen months in Australia and two months in New Zealand. His wife Rose accompanied him for this trip, the primary reason for which was the opportunity to see their younger son Fred, who had been a ‘squatter’ in New South Wales since 1865.
A delightful tale of two sisters, left penniless on the death of their feckless artist father, with no inheritance apart from their looks. Two quite different families offer help: one surviving just above subsistence level take quiet Lucy, the other , with more money and servants than they can count, takes in the romantic and lively Alaya.
Here is the first ever reprint of a rare work of great charm. Published in 1935, Ronald Knox offers the reader a new generation of Barchester stories in the mannar of Trollope, sketching the further adventures of the Bolds and Grantlys and the Arabins – and those of their children.
Old Bishop Grantly has died, and into the vacuum left by his demise- to the horror of some of the inhabitants of Barchester – steps his replacement Thomas Proudie, and his formidable wife. Along with the Proudies comes the Bishop’s chaplain, the oily Mr Slope, and the stage is soon set for a titanic struggle for supremacy in the diocese between Mr...
Sir Thomas Fitzgerald, the owner of Castle Richmond in County Cork, has a guilty secret. It is embodied in the persons of a pair of blackmailers, the Molletts, who are trying to extort money from him in return for their silence on the subject of revelations which, if published will disinherit his children in favour of his relative, Owen Fitzgerald.