The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson: By One of the Firm

The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson: By One of the Firm

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Overview

The Struggles of Brown, Jones, and Robinson (1861-2) is Trollope's satirical attack on abuses in advertising. Told by 'One of the Firm', it is the tale of a foolhardy junior partner of an ill-fated haberdashery store. Formerly a bill-sticker, Robinson wishes to spend the firm's entire capital on advertising, to 'broadcast through the metropolis on advertising, to stations, little books, pavement chalkings, illuminated notices, porters' backs, gilded cars, and men in armour'.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780405141560
Publisher: Ayer Company Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/28/1981
Series: Selected Works of Anthony Trollope
Pages: 254
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) was one of the most successful, prolific, and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-known books collectively comprise the Chronicles of Barsetshire series, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire and includes the books The Warden, Barchester Towers, Doctor Thorne, and others. Trollope wrote nearly 50 novels in all, in addition to short stories, essays, and plays.

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