The Way We Live Now

deAnthony TrollopeLu parTimothy West

|anglais
5 mai 2015|
The Way We Live Now de 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."

This novel is part of Brilliance Audio''s extensive Classic Collection, bringing you timeless masterpieces that you and your family are sure to love.

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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Titre :The Way We Live Now
Format :Livre audio (CD)
Dimensions de l'article :6.75 X 5.25 X 0.6 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :6.75 X 5.25 X 0.6 po
Publié le :5 mai 2015
Publié par :Brilliance Audio
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781491574072

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