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|Title: Barchester Towers - eBook|
By: Anthony Trollope
Format: DRM Protected ePub
Vendor: Open Road Media
Publication Date: 2016
Series: Chronicles of Barsetshire
Stock No: WW87139EB
Part social commentary, part high comedy, the second installment in the Chronicles of Barsetshire is one of Anthony Trollopes most beloved novels, and cemented the authors reputation as the preeminent chronicler of Victorian England.
When the well-regarded bishop of Barchester Cathedral unexpectedly passes away, the Evangelical Bishop Proudierather than the deceased bishops son, Archdeacon Grantlygains the episcopal see, enraging the rural English community. With the new bishops meddlesome wife, Mrs. Proudie, unduly influencing church politicsincluding an unpopular veto of Septimus Hardings return to the role of warden of Hirams Hospitalthe stage is set for a low-stakes war within the confines of the tiny countryside church. And for his part, the hapless Harding, who served as the protagonist for The Warden, will once again finds an enemy vying for the hand of his now-widowed daughter, Eleanor.
Playing on timely doctrinal schisms between adherents of the High Church and Evangelicals, Trollope delightfully lampoons the prevailing ecclesiastical politics of his day. Barchester Towers is Trollope at his best, and its unique compositionfifty-three short but deliciously decadent chaptersmakes for a truly pleasurable and engaging read.
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