Dr. Wortle's School

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Trollope Society, 1989 - English fiction - 199 pages
This story, set in against one of Trollope's favourite backgrounds - parochial and diocesan life - explores the themes of loyalty, bigamy and legitimacy in foreign parts. As with all of Trollope's novels, he focuses on reflecting the human character and in recording Victorian England.This title is published by the Trollope Society. Pickering & Chatto Publishers is responsible for distributing to libraries and their suppliers only.

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“It is often a question to me whether the religion of the world is not more odious than its want of religion.” — Anthony Trollope, “Dr. Wortle's School” Jesus himself, when sounding off against ... Read full review

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Dr Wortle employs at his exclusive boys' prep school a Mr and Mrs Peacocke. Mr Peacocke met his American wife in St Louis and they do not socialize with the families around them. It transpires that ... Read full review


The Doctor asks his Question
Then we must go
Lord Carstairs

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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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