The Prime Minister
For myself, ' said Lopez, 'I can conceive no vainer object of ambition than a seat in the British Parliament. What does any man gain by it? The few are successful work very hard for little pay and no thanks, --or nearly equally hard for no pay and as little thanks. The many who fail sit idly for hours, undergoing the weary task of listening to platitudes, and enjoy in return the now absolutely valueless privilege of having MP written on their letters.'
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The Prime Minister - Anthony Trollope I was so sick last weekend I honestly thought I would die once or twice though I was probably being a premadonna. It's taken a week to recover and I have mostly ... Read full review
Review: The Prime Minister (Palliser #5)User Review - Elizabeth (Alaska) - Goodreads
Trollope always gives us more than one story - sometimes several stories. In this there are two stories that do loosely touch each other. I'm not sure either couldn't have been told without the other ... Read full review