The Way We Live Now

20 février 2012|
The Way We Live Now de Anthony Trollope

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Trollope''s magnificent and prescient satire about a dishonest financier who buys his way into a corrupt society, and throws it into turmoil When the Melmottes arrive in London everyone agrees their manners are wanting, their taste is execrable, and their lineage and background decidedly shadowy. But their money is far from revolting, and city society quickly makes allowances for the mysterious financier and his family. Soon hearts, minds, and family savings are swept into the whirl of Augustus Melmotte''s lavish parties and exciting investment plans--but is it all an elaborate swindle?
Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) established a successful career in the post office while also writing more than 40 novels, as well as short stories. He enjoyed considerable acclaim during his lifetime and is best remembered for the Barsetshire Chronicles. His admirers include Lady Antonia Fraser, Jonathan Raban, Ruth Rendell, and Gore Vid...
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Titre :The Way We Live Now
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :800 pages, 7.75 X 5.12 X 1.5 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :800 pages, 7.75 X 5.12 X 1.5 po
Publié le :20 février 2012
Publié par :Random House UK
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780099528661

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