Author: Anthony Trollope
Number Of Pages: 480
Package Dimensions: 7.7 x 4.8 x 1.1 inches
Release Date: 11-04-2016
Details: Product Description Trollope delightful novel recounts the fortunes of doctor Thorne, an upright and principled country doctor, and his niece Mary, who falls in love with Frank Gresham, heir to the heavily mortgage greshambury estate. Review Doctor Thorne is engaging, witty, profoundly moving, and full of emotional strands that seem as relevant today as when it was written. I love it. --Julian Fellowes, creator of Downton Abbey About the Author Anthony Trollope was a Victorian-era English author best known for his satirical novel The Way We Live Now, a criticism of the greed and immorality he witnessed living in London. Trollope was employed as a postal surveyor in Ireland when he began to take up writing as a serious pursuit, publishing four novels on Irish subjects during his years there. In 1851 Trollope was travelling the English countryside for work when was inspired with the plot for The Warden, the first of six novels in what would become his famous The Chronicles of Barsetshire series. Trollope eventually settled in London and over the next thirty years published a prodigious body of work, including Barsetshire novels such as Barchester Towers and Doctor Thorne, as well as numerous other novels and short stories. Trollope died in London 1882 at the age of 67. Joanna Trollope is the bestselling author of eighteen novels, most recently a contemporary reimagining of Jane Austen's Sense and Sensibility, as well as The Soldier's Wife, Daughters-in-Law and Friday Nights. She has been writing fiction for more than thirty years; her works have been translated into more than twenty-five languages, and several have been adapted for television. She was appointed to the Order of the British Empire in 1996 for her services to literature, and she lives in London and Gloucestershire.