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The Eustace Diamonds : Penguin Classics - Anthony Trollope

The Eustace Diamonds

Penguin Classics

Paperback Published: May 2004
ISBN: 9780141441207
Number Of Pages: 800
For Ages: 18+ years old

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Following the death of her husband Sir Florian, beautiful Lizzie Eustace mysteriously comes into possession of a hugely expensive diamond necklace. She maintains it was a gift from her husband, but the Eustace lawyers insist she give it up, and while her cousin Frank takes her side, her new lover Lord Fawn states that he will only marry her if the necklace is surrendered. As gossip and scandal intensify, Lizzie's truthfulness is thrown into doubt, and, in her desire to keep the jewels, she is driven to increasingly desperate acts. The third in Trollope's Palliser series, The Eustace Diamonds bears all the hallmarks of his later works, blending dark cynicism with humour and a keen perception of human nature.

About the Author

Anthony Trollope (1815 - 1882) established a successful career in the Post Office whilst also writing over forty novels, plus short stories. He enjoyed considerable acclaim during his lifetime. He is best remembered for the Barsetshire Chronicles.

Foreword: Trollope at the Turn of the Centuryp. vii
Introduction The Myth of Englandp. xi
Note on the Textp. xxxiii
Select Bibliographyp. xxxv
A Chronology of Anthony Trollopep. xxxvii
Lizzie Greystockp. 1
Lady Eustacep. 10
Lucy Morrisp. 19
Frank Greystockp. 28
The Eustace Necklacep. 36
Lady Linlithgow's Missionp. 49
Mr. Burke's Speechesp. 58
The Conquering Hero Comesp. 68
Showing What the Miss Fawns Said, and What Mrs. Hittaway Thoughtp. 74
Lizzie and Her Loverp. 87
Lord Fawn at His Officep. 99
'I Only Thought of It'p. 106
Showing What Frank Greystock Didp. 113
'Doan't Thou Marry for Munny'p. 122
'I'Ll Give You a Hundred Guinea Brooch'p. 132
Certainly an Heirloomp. 143
The Diamonds Are Seen in Publicp. 152
'And I Have Nothing to Give'p. 161
'As My Brother 'p. 172
The Diamonds Become Troublesomep. 183
'Ianthe's Soul'p. 189
Lady Eustace Procures a Pony for the Use of Her Cousinp. 200
Frank Greystock's First Visit to Portrayp. 206
Showing What Frank Greystock Thought About Marriagep. 217
Mr. Dove's Opinionp. 225
Mr. Gowran is Very Funnyp. 232
Lucy Morris Misbehavesp. 243
Mr. Dove in His Chambersp. 249
'I Had Better Go Away'p. 261
Mr. Greystock's Troublesp. 270
Frank Greystock's Second Visit to Portrayp. 279
Mr. and Mrs. Hittaway in Scotlandp. 292
'It Won't Be True'p. 298
Lady Linlithgow at Homep. 307
Too Bad for Sympathyp. 316
Lizzie's Guestsp. 326
Lizzie's First Dayp. 334
Nappie's Grey Horsep. 346
Sir Griffin Takes an Unfair Advantagep. 1
'You Are Not Angry ?'p. 5
'Likewise the Bears in Couples Agree'p. 10
Sunday Morningp. 19
Life at Portrayp. 25
A Midnight Adventurep. 35
The Journey to Londonp. 46
Lucy Morris in Brook Streetp. 54
Matching Prioryp. 66
Lizzie's Conditionp. 76
Bunfit and Gagerp. 82
In Hertford Streetp. 92
Confidencep. 101
Mrs. Carbuncle Goes to the Theatrep. 107
Lizzie's Sick-Roomp. 118
I Suppose I May Say a Wordp. 129
Quints or Semitentbsp. 139
Job's Comfortersp. 144
Humpty Dumptyp. 154
'the Fiddle with One String'p. 165
Mr. Gowran Up in Londonp. 170
'Let It Be as Though It Had Never Been'p. 179
Lizzie's Great Friendp. 190
'You Know Where My Heart Is'p. 206
The Corsair is Afraidp. 214
Lizzie's Last Schemep. 222
Tributep. 228
The Aspirations of Mr. Emiliusp. 237
The Eye of the Publicp. 246
The Majorp. 256
'I Cannot Do It'p. 266
Alas!p. 278
Lizzie is Threatened with the Treadmillp. 284
Lizzie Triumphsp. 295
Lizzie's Last Loverp. 303
Lizzie at the Police-Courtp. 316
Lord George Gives His Reasorasp. 322
Lizzie Returns to Scotlandp. 329
The Story of Lucy Morris is Concludedp. 341
The Trialp. 351
Once More at Portrayp. 360
What Was Said About It All at Matchingp. 370
Explanatory Notesp. 377
Who's Who in the Eustace Diamondsp. 411
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ISBN: 9780141441207
ISBN-10: 0141441208
Series: Penguin Classics
Audience: General
For Ages: 18+ years old
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 800
Published: May 2004
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 13.6  x 3.3
Weight (kg): 0.54
Edition Number: 1

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