Warden
Anthony Trollope

Warden

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Published by Dutton Adult .

About the Book

The tranquil atmosphere of the cathedral town of Barchester is shattered when a scandal breaks concerning the financial affairs of a Church-run almshouse for elderly men. In the ensuing furore, Septimus Harding, the almshouse's well-meaning warden, finds himself pitted against his daughter's suitor Dr John Bold, a zealous local reformer. Matters are not improved when Harding's abrasive son-in law, Archdeacon Grantly, leaps into the fray to defend him against a campaign Bold begins in the national press. An affectionate and wittily satirical view of the workings of the Church of England, The Warden, the first of the Barchester Chronicles, is also a subtle exploration of the rights and wrongs of moral crusades and, in its account of Harding's intensely felt personal drama, a moving depiction of the private impact of public affairs.

Edition Notes

Everyman's Library

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Number of pages
320

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL10276874M
ISBN 10
0460001825
ISBN 13
9780460001823
Library Thing
15281
Goodreads
1219324

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