He Knew He Was Right
Louis Trevelyan unjustly accuses his wife Emily of a liaison with a friend of her father's. As his suspicion deepens into madness, Trollope gives a psychological study in which Louis's obsessive delirium is comparable to the tormented figure of Othello, tragically flawed by self-deception.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JBD1 - LibraryThing
Another Trollope novel where I often wanted to reach into the pages and slap the characters silly. The subplots are generally quite good, but the Louis-Emily main plot drove me up the wall. When I read later that Trollope himself was disappointed with the result, I felt quite a lot better. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - tess_schoolmarm - LibraryThing
He Knew He Was Right by Anthony Trollope Was a heart-wrenching tear jerker! This is the story of Louis and Emily Trevelyan’s “perfect” marriage until Col. Osborne, a friend of the family begins ... Read full review