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The Warden

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Published by Pomona Press .
Written in English.

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.

The Physical Object

Format
Paperback
Number of pages
220
Dimensions
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.5 inches
Weight
10.1 ounces

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL11680816M
ISBN 10
1406793256
ISBN 13
9781406793253
Goodreads
3071409

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