The Way We Live Now

byAnthony TrollopeRead byTimothy West

May 5, 2015|
The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope

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Vice compounds vice in this fascinating satire of the unscrupulous Augustus Melmotte and his schemes to ensnare dissolute nobility.

In this world of bribes, vendettas, and swindling, in which heiresses are gambled and won, Trollope's characters embody all the vices: Lady Carbury is "false from head to foot"; her son Felix has "the instincts of a horse, not approaching the higher sympathies of a dog"; and Melmotte—the colossal figure who dominates the novel—is a "horrid, big, rich scoundrel…a bloated swindler…a vile city ruffian."

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Anthony Trollope was born in London, England on April 24, 1815. In 1834, he became a junior clerk in the General Post Office, London. In 1841, he became a deputy postal surveyor in Banagher, Ireland. He was sent on many postal missions ending up as a surveyor general in the post office outside of London. His first novel, The Macdermots...
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Title:The Way We Live Now
Format:Audio Book (CD)
Product dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:6.75 X 5.25 X 0.6 in
Published:May 5, 2015
Publisher:Brilliance Audio
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781491574072

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