Anthony Trollope





Anthony Trollope


Born
in London, The United Kingdom
April 24, 1815

Died
December 06, 1882

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Anthony Trollope became one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of Trollope's best-loved works, known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, revolve around the imaginary county of Barsetshire; he also wrote penetrating novels on political, social, and gender issues and conflicts of his day.

Trollope has always been a popular novelist. Noted fans have included Sir Alec Guinness (who never travelled without a Trollope novel), former British Prime Ministers Harold Macmillan and Sir John Major, economist John Kenneth Galbraith, American novelists Sue Grafton and Dominick Dunne and soap opera writer Harding Lemay. Trollope's literary reputation dipped somewhat during the last years of his life, b
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“A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labours of a spasmodic Hercules.”
Anthony Trollope

“What on earth could be more luxurious than a sofa, a book, and a cup of coffee?...Was ever anything so civil?”
Anthony Trollope, The Warden

“That I can read and be happy while I am reading, is a great blessing.”
Anthony Trollope

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December 2015 Old School Classic Poll

1899, The Awakening by Kate Chopin, 195 pages
 
  35 votes, 23.8%

 
  32 votes, 21.8%

1516, Utopia by Thomas More, 135 pages
 
  25 votes, 17.0%

1857, The Professor by Charlotte Brontë, 269 pages
 
  22 votes, 15.0%

1880, Heidi by Johanna Spyri, 352 pages
 
  16 votes, 10.9%

1880, Washington Square by Henry James, 240 pages
 
  12 votes, 8.2%

 
  5 votes, 3.4%

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