The Warden (The Classic Unabridged Edition): Victorian Classic from the prolific English novelist, known for The Palliser Novels, The Prime Minister, Doctor Thorne, Can You Forgive Her?, Barchester Towers and Phineas Finn

The Warden (The Classic Unabridged Edition): Victorian Classic from the prolific English novelist, known for The Palliser Novels, The Prime Minister, Doctor Thorne, Can You Forgive Her?, Barchester Towers and Phineas Finn

by Anthony Trollope

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This carefully crafted ebook: "The Warden (The Classic Unabridged Edition)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. The Warden concerns Mr Septimus Harding, the meek, elderly warden of Hiram's Hospital and precentor of Barchester Cathedral, in the fictional county of Barsetshire. Hiram's Hospital is an almshouse supported by a medieval charitable bequest to the Diocese of Barchester. The income maintains the almshouse itself, supports its twelve bedesmen, and, in addition, provides a comfortable abode and living for its warden. Mr Harding was appointed to this position through the patronage of his old friend the Bishop of Barchester, who is also the father of Archdeacon Grantly to whom Harding's older daughter, Susan, is married. The warden, who lives with his remaining child, an unmarried younger daughter Eleanor, performs his duties conscientiously… Anthony Trollope (1815–1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of his best-loved works, collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, revolve around the imaginary county of Barsetshire. He also wrote perceptive novels on political, social, and gender issues, and on other topical matters. Trollope's literary reputation dipped somewhat during the last years of his life, but he regained the esteem of critics by the mid-twentieth century.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788026839347
Publisher: e-artnow
Publication date: 07/31/2017
Sold by: Bookwire
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 153
Sales rank: 370,772
File size: 1 MB

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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