The warden
Anthony Trollope

The warden

Barchester Towers

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Published by The Book League of America in New York .
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.

Edition Notes

Other Titles
Barchester Towers.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
[Fic]

The Physical Object

Pagination
435 p.
Number of pages
435

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL15550868M

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