Cover of: The duke's children | by Anthony Trollope ; with an introd. by Chauncey B. Tinker

Contributors

  • Introduction
    Chauncey B. Tinker

About the Book

Plantagenet Palliser, the Duke of Omnium and former Prime Minister of England, is widowed and wracked by grief. Struggling to adapt to life without his beloved Lady Glencora, he works hard to guide and support his three adult children. Palliser soon discovers, however, that his own plans for them are very different from their desires. Sent down from university in disgrace, his two sons quickly begin to run up gambling debts. His only daughter, meanwhile, longs passionately to marry the poor son of a county squire against her father's will. But while the Duke's dearest wishes for the three are thwarted one by one, he ultimately comes to understand that parents can learn from their own children. The final volume in the Palliser novels, The Duke's Children (1880) is a compelling exploration of wealth, pride and ultimately the strength of love.

Edition Notes

1st print. in 2 vol.: 1938.
Orig. publ. in 3 vol.: London : Chapman & Hall, 1880.
Earlier publ. in instalments in "All the year round" between Oct. 4, 1879 and July 14, 1880.

Series
The world's classics ; 462

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
xv, 380, 379 p.
Dimensions
16 x x centimeters

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24329157M
Internet Archive
dukeschildren00trol
ISBN 10
0192504622
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