From the Bookshelf of Victorians!

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SarahC
Aug 12, 2010 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This novel really did not really turn out as I had hoped at all. I have loved the other Trollope novels I have read, so I was hopefully that it would really affect me more.

Those who have read both this and Dickens' Little Dorrit will see the reason I might compare the two. I was even looking forward to some enjoyable comparison between those, and ultimately, I don't even have the interest to do that. At this point in my reading life -- and I will certainly read more Trollope to see -- I feel tha
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Fiona
I so enjoyed reading this again, for the second or maybe the third time. Reading Trollope is such a pleasure. Trollope was writing in the golden age of English literature, and it is no surprise that this remains one of the most-loved classic British novels. Wonderful prose, clever characterization, an engaging plot, plenty of interesting sub-plots, powerful satire, all leavened with gentle humour. The principal theme is the pervasive greed and dishonesty of society, with only a very few honest, ...more
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