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  • Palliser Novels
  • Anthony Trollope
  • English
  • 03 March 2017
  • 9780860070054

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READ Palliser Novels · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Anthony Trollope × 0 READ REVIEW Ï PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook × Anthony Trollope Rature's greatest achievements While the novels center around the stately politician Plantagenet Palliser the interest is less in politics than in the lively social scene Trollope creates against a Parliamentary backdrop His keen eye for the subtleties of character and great apprehension of the real impressed contemporary writers from Nathaniel Hawthorne to Henry James and in the Palliser Novels we find him at his very best Between the covers of these books we meet a wonderfully rich variety of men and women among them Alice Vavasor whose waverings between suitors and the resulting mess prompted Trollope to ask Can Your Forgive Her; the handsome Irish MP Phineas Finn who grows to maturity as the novels progress; the beautiful enchantress Lizzie Eustace whose scandalous diamonds are the talk of London high society A great portrait of a time a place and a class of people while still preserving their individuality

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Palliser Novels

READ Palliser Novels · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Anthony Trollope × 0 READ REVIEW Ï PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook × Anthony Trollope In his autobiography Anthony Trollope called the Palliser Novels that sprawling epic of Victorian England for which he is justly famous the best work of my life adding I think Plantagenet Palliser stands firmly on the ground than any other personage I have created But as sixteen years separated the first novel from the last Trollope worried that readers would be unable to approach them as a whole Who will even know that they should be so read he complained Solving this problem in particularly splendid fashion Oxford is now reissuing the Palliser Novels in an elegantly crafted hard bound set with acid free papers and durable binding that include the wealth of illustrations that first appeared in the Oxford Illustrated Trollope years ago Now a whole new generation of readers can enjoy one of nineteenth century lite If you re into stuff like this you can read the full reviewThe Eustace Diamonds The Palliser Novels by Anthony TrollopeOriginal Review 2002 06 28I have some fairly handsome volumes on the shelves in my living room I mentioned elsewhere that there are about 18 Brittanica Great Books mostly philosophy which I have read very little of but there is also some Ancient History which I have They are uite nice looking faux I guess leather bound but the effect is rather spoiled by them having numbers on them I guess so the buyers can tell how many of the great books they possess This does mean that they sort of shout philistine poser at visitors but fortunately I don t get many

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READ Palliser Novels · PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Anthony Trollope × 0 READ REVIEW Ï PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook × Anthony Trollope ; Ferdinand Lopez the unctuous social climber; the elegant and witty Lady Glencora Plantagenet's wife; and Palliser himself first as a cabinet aspirant later as Prime Minister who is the connecting thread that holds the series together Along the way we are also introduced to a host of amusing and sharply drawn characters of less social status who much like the bumpkins of Shakespeare offer a distorting yet insightful fun house mirror to the main action Nowhere else did Trollope bring to life in such compelling fashion the teeming world of Victorian society and politics and nowhere else did he create memorable and living characters than those who populate these six volumes As a group the Palliser Novels provide us with the most extensive and telling expose of British life during the period of its greatest prestige An excellent series of books that highlight London society although the text can be very lenghty the development of the plot makes the length of the books worth reading in most casesMichael Hardwick has also abridged the six novels into one volume that is half the length of the first book but many of the subplots are eliminated from this textThe series has also been released as a mini series by the BBC I believe