Barchester Towers,is the second, in the six Barsetshire novels, by Anthony Trollope.Set in a sleepy cathedral town, in mid nineteenith century England.Eleanor Bold, rich young pretty widow of John Bold , is feeling lonely;but has a baby son, to look after.
Barchester Towers. Third Edition. Barchester Towers is the second novel in Trollope’s Chronicles of Barsetshire, a richly comic story of clerical in-fighting centring on the formidable Mrs Proudie and the oily Mr Slope, and the disruption to Barchester society by the arrival of the lively Stanhope familly.
Barchester Towers. Barchester Towers, novel by Anthony Trollope, published in three volumes in 1857. A satirical comedy, it is the second of the author’s series of six Barsetshire novels and is considered to be his funniest. Set in Barchester, a cathedral town in the west of England, the novel opens with the political appointment of Dr.
Barchester Towers. As an incident in this battle the wardenship of Hiram’s Hospital was in question. Against the strenuous advice of his son-in-law Archdeacon Grantly, and following criticism of the administration of the hospital funds, Mr. Harding resigned as Warden. Mrs. Proudie and Mr. Slope united in warring against the high-church party
Barchester Towers on the other hand is a sprawling pageant of people, a long chapter in a comédie humaine that follows Balzac’s tradition. Vincent Poirier, Tokyo. Read more. 12 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Martin. 4.0 out of 5 stars Barchester Towers Anthony Trollope.
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