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The warden (Modern Library pbk. ed.)

By: Trollope, Anthony Auchincloss, Louis(Introduction by)

Part of the Vintage classics series
0307432742 / 9780307432742
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256 pages
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Quiz No: 206266, Points 13.00, Book Level 8.20,
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The first of Trollopes popular Barsetshire novels, set in the fictional cathedral town of Barchester, The Warden centers on the honorable cleric Septimus Harding, one of Trollopes most memorable characters.

When Harding is accused of mismanaging church funds, his predicament lays bare the complexities of the Victorian world and of nineteenth-century provincial life. And, as Louis Auchincloss observes in his Introduction, The theme of The Warden presents the kind of social problem that always fascinated Trollope: the inevitable clash of ancient privilege with modern social awareness.From the Trade Paperback edition.


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