A Christian girl of Prague falls in love with a Jewish merchant. One of the few novels published anonymously by Trollope, who was trying (unsuccessfully and unnecessarily) to disguise h...more
This is one of the three novels Trollope published anonymously. As with the other two, it is set on the continent; in Prague to be precise. It is also uncharacteristically brief. Normally Trollope gives all the main characters a chapter each to introduce them; here he manages it in a couple of pages. As is often the case with Trollope, the female characters are stronger and more interesting.
What is unusual about this novel is its theme. It is a simple love story of a Romeo a ...more
Even though Trollope's novels usually contain humor, it is the more serious sce ...more
The novel, very short by Trollope's standards, is set in Pragu ...more
Trollope has always been a popular novelist. Noted fans ha ...more