Dr Thorne

Dr Thorne


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A subtle classic, Dr. Thorne, the third book of the Barchester series, is regarded by many as the finest of his works. Described by P.D. James as both 'subtly drawn' and 'beautifully illustrated', the narrative of this tale focuses more upon the county families of the region than the clerics of the earlier volumes. We follow the story of Mary Thorne, niece of eponymous doctor, as love and social propriety clash. A beautiful and timeless piece of literature, the insights of such a work have lost none of there power over time.

About the Author: The renowned novelist Anthony Trollope was born in Bloomsbury, London on April 24, 1815. Son of the novelist Frances 'Fanny' Trollope, a combination of literary heritage and penury paved the way for the young author to become as prolific as he was. The 'most modern of Victorians' his work has a range and depth which have ensured his popularity to this day.

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ISBN-13: 9781094010694
Publisher: Naxos
Publication date: 08/06/2019
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.50(h) x 5.00(d)

About the Author

Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) grew up in London. He inherited his mother's ambition to write and was famously disciplined in the development of his craft. His first novel was published in 1847 while he was working in Ireland as a surveyor for the General Post Office. He wrote a series of books set in the English countryside as well as those set in the political life, works that show great psychological penetration. One of his greatest strengths was his ability to re-create in his fiction his own vision of the social structures of Victorian England. The author of forty-seven novels, he was one of the most prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era.

David Shaw-Parker is an Earphones Award-winning narrator and finalist for the prestigious Audie Award. He trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1975 and began his career at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1977, appearing in over twenty-five productions between then and 1991. He went on to appear at The National Theatre in Oedipus Rex, The False Servant, and My Fair Lady and in London's West End in Grand Hotel, The Country Wife, Acorn Antiques, Heavenly Ivy,and Cyrano de Bergerac,among others. His numerous television credits include Inspector Morse, Space Precinct, and The Commander, and his films include Steven Soderbergh's Kafka, Uberto Pasolini's Still Life, and The Muppet Christmas Carol.

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