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The Kellys and the O'Kellys : Cambridge Scholars Publishing Classics Texts - Anthony Trollope

The Kellys and the O'Kellys

Cambridge Scholars Publishing Classics Texts

Paperback Published: 1st November 2008
ISBN: 9781847187086
Number Of Pages: 396

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Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) was one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. He wrote penetrating novels on political, social, and gender issues and conflicts of his day. In 1867 Trollope left his position in the British Post Office to run for Parliament as a Liberal candidate in 1868. After he lost, he concentrated entirely on his literary career. While continuing to produce novels rapidly, he also edited the St Paul's Magazine, which published several of his novels in serial form. His first major success came with The Warden (1855) - the first of six novels set in the fictional county of Barsetshire. The comic masterpiece Barchester Towers (1857) has probably become the best-known of these. Trollope's popularity and critical success diminished in his later years, but he continued to write prolifically, and some of his later novels have acquired a good reputation. In particular, critics generally acknowledge the sweeping satire The Way We Live Now (1875) as his masterpiece. In all, Trollope wrote forty-seven novels, as well as dozens of short stories and a few books on travel.

ISBN: 9781847187086
ISBN-10: 1847187080
Series: Cambridge Scholars Publishing Classics Texts
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 396
Published: 1st November 2008
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.2 x 14.8  x 2.3
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Type: Unabridged

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