The Macdermots of Ballycloran

The Macdermots of Ballycloran

by Anthony Trollope

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The Macdermots of Ballycloran

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ISBN-13: 9783732635153
Publisher: Outlook Verlag
Publication date: 04/07/2018
Pages: 388
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Anthony Trollope (24 April 1815 - 6 December 1882) was an English novelist of the Victorian era. Among his best-known works is a series of novels collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire. He also wrote novels on political, social, and gender issues, and other topical matters.
Trollope's literary reputation dipped somewhat during the last years of his life, but he had regained the esteem of critics by the mid-20th century.

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The Macdermots of Ballycloran 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
jeffome on LibraryThing More than 1 year ago
A little slow getting going with this first of Trollope's novels for me. The flow of the language, the Irish dialect, and the lack of knowledge of life in the era and place, left me grasping occasionally for what was going on. But, like foreign film, your brain seems to adapt after awhile and it ceases to be too much of a problem. With that said, the ending was full of unexpected surprises for me and the final quarter of the book was almost exciting and hard to put down; a regular courtroom drama. There were chapters (the horse-race auction!!) that seemed completely unnecessary that i had trouble staying focused on, and in fact upon reaching the end of the book, to my mind at least, they were unnecessary. No regrets. Trollope was incredibly prolific and I do look forward to continuing through his works.