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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


  • Barsetshire (England : Imaginary place) -- Fiction,
  • Almshouses -- Fiction,
  • Clergy -- Fiction

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Edition Notes

Other titlesBarchester Towers.
StatementEdited with an introd. by Louis Auchincloss.
SeriesRiverside editions, B97
ContributionsAuchincloss, Louis, ed.
LC ClassificationsPZ3.T75 W42, PR5684.W25 W42
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 545 p.
Number of Pages545
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5527473M
LC Control Number67001487

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Barchester Towers is the second in the fabulous of six Barsetshire novels by the illustrious Anthony Trollope a man with an acute imagination which this series displays. Set in a sleepy fictitious cathedral town, in mid nineteenth century England, no other writer could excel in chronicling.4/5. The Warden, published in , is the 1st book in the Barsetshire series. Barchester Towers, published in , is the 2nd novel in the series. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller BARCHESTER TOWERS AND THE WARDEN. Trollope, Anthony. The Warden ; Barchester Towers. Anthony Trollope. Book League of America - Barchester (England: Imaginary place) - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places. Contents. While The Warden was initially intended as a one-off, Trollope returned to Barsetshire for the sequel, Barchester Towers. It was published in , again by Longmans, finding a similar level of success to its predecessor. However, Trollope’s greatest literary success, based on copies sold, came in the third Barsetshire instalment, Doctor Thorne.

The Warden () Barchester Towers () Doctor Thorne () Framley Parsonage () The Small House at Allington () The Last Chronicle of Barset () Anthony Trollope (–) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. There are many ways to approache the prolific Victorian author's 47 novels, and Barchester Towers is among the best as an introduction. The success of its predecessor, The Warden, inspired Trollope to return to Barchester for the next in what ultimately became a series of six related novels. Rich in humor, wisdom, and memorable characters, this. Book Overview Ask any person randomly on the sidewalk what they know about the Mennonites and chances are their answer will include Mormons, black clothes and buggies, or general confusion. This short, engaging book gives a brief account of what Mennonites believe.   Book Overview Barchester Towers, Trollope's most popular novel, is the second of the six Chronicles of Barsetshire. The Chronicles follow the intrigues of ambition and love in the cathedral town of Barchester.5/5(5).