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'What! to come here a stranger, a young, unknown, and unfriended stranger, and tell us, in the name of the bishop his master, that we are ignorant of our duties, old-fashioned, and useless!'

Trollope's comic masterpiece of plotting and backstabbing opens as the Bishop of Barchester lies on his deathbed. Soon a pitched battle breaks out over who will take power, involving, among others, the zealous reformer Dr Proudie, his fiendish wife and the unctuous schemer Obadiah Slope.

Barchester Towers is one of the best-loved novels in Trollope's Chronicles of Barsetshire series, which captured nineteenth-century provincial England with wit, worldly wisdom and an unparalleled gift for characterization.

The second book in the Chronicles of Barsetshire.

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 ar...
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Title:Barchester TowersFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:608 pages, 8.8 X 5.5 X 1.3 inShipping dimensions:608 pages, 8.8 X 5.5 X 1.3 inPublished:September 27, 2016Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0241257980

ISBN - 13:9780241257982

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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