Barchester Towers

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The Floating Press, Jun 1, 2010 - Fiction - 852 pages
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Barchester Towers is the second book in Trollope's well-loved "Barsetshire Trilogy," which follows the trials and tribulations of the inhabitants of an imagined cathedral town, Barchester. The controversial and unexpected appointment of the new bishop creates rivalries and intrigue.
 

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User Review  - JBD1 - LibraryThing

After The Warden, another excellent visit to Barsetshire, and another book I had a difficult time putting down. Trollope improves here on his gentle wittiness, absolutely delightful small-scale ... Read full review

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User Review  - Hagelstein - LibraryThing

The action, as it is, starts with the death of a bishop of The Church England in “the cathedral city of Barchester” in “the latter days of July in the year 185-.” The equilibrium thus upset, a new ... Read full review

Contents

Chapter XXVIII Mrs Bold is Entertained by Dr And Mrs Grantly at Plumstead
427
Chapter XXIX A Serious Interview
450
Chapter XXX Another Love Scene
464
Chapter XXXI The Bishops Library
485
Chapter XXXII A New Candidate for Ecclesiastical Honours
495
Chapter XXXIII Mrs Proudie Victrix
520
Chapter XXXIV OxfordThe Master and Tutor of Lazarus
538
Chapter XXXV Miss Thornes Fête Champêtre
552

Chapter IX The Stanhope Family
105
Chapter X Mrs Proudies ReceptionCommenced
124
Chapter XI Mrs Proudies ReceptionConcluded
140
Chapter XII Slope Versus Harding
164
Chapter XIII The Rubbish Cart
177
Chapter XIV The New Champion
191
Chapter XV The Widows Suitors
203
Chapter XVI Baby Worship
221
Chapter XVII Who Shall Be Cock of the Walk?
240
Chapter XVIII The Widows Persecution
252
Chapter XIX Barchester by Moonlight
265
Chapter XX Mr Arabin
283
Chapter XXI St Ewolds Parsonage
302
Chapter XXII The Thornes of Ullathorne
320
Chapter XXIII Mr Arabin Reads Himself in at St Ewolds
340
Chapter XXIV Mr Slope Manages Matters Very Cleverly at Puddingdale
354
Chapter XXV Fourteen Arguments in Favour of Mr Quiverfuls Claims
371
Chapter XXVI Mrs Proudie Wrestles and Gets a Fall
385
Chapter XXVII A Love Scene
402
Chapter XXXVI Ullathorne Sports Act I
568
Chapter XXXVII The Signora Neroni the Countess de Courcy and Mrs Proudie Meet Each Other at Ullathorne
587
Chapter XXXVIII The Bishop Sits Down to Breakfast and the Dean Dies
606
Chapter XXXIX The Lookalofts and the Greenacres
626
Chapter XL Ullathorne Sports Act II
640
Chapter XLI Mrs Bold Confides Her Sorrow to Her Friend Miss Stanhope
655
Chapter XLII Ullathorne Sports Act III
669
Chapter XLIII Mr And Mrs Quiverful Are Made Happy Mr Slope is Encouraged by the Press
693
Chapter XLIV Mrs Bold at Home
716
Chapter XLV The Stanhopes at Home
732
Chapter XLVI Mr Slopes Parting Interview with the Signora
751
Chapter XLVII The Dean Elect
765
Chapter XLVIII Miss Thorne Shows Her Talent at MatchMaking
781
Chapter XLIX The Beelzebub Colt
798
Chapter L The Archdeacon is Satisfied with the State of Affairs
809
Chapter LI Mr Slope Bids Farewell to the Palace and Its Inhabitants
821
Chapter LII The New Dean Takes Possession of the Deanery and the New Warden of the Hospital
833
Chapter LIII Conclusion
846
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Anthony Trollope was born in London, England on April 24, 1815. In 1834, he became a junior clerk in the General Post Office, London. In 1841, he became a deputy postal surveyor in Banagher, Ireland. He was sent on many postal missions ending up as a surveyor general in the post office outside of London. His first novel, The Macdermots of Ballycloran, was published in 1847. His other works included Castle Richmond, The Last Chronicle of Barset, Lady Anna, The Two Heroines of Plumplington, and The Noble Jilt. He died after suffering from a paralytic stroke on December 6, 1882.

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