The Warden

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Wilder Publications, Incorporated, 2008 - Fiction - 168 pages
A man of sterling character, the kind and elderly Mr. Septimus Harding is the warden of Hiram's Hospital. The institution is reliant on an ancient charitable bequest in order to sustain itself. An investigation into the charity, led by John Bold, results in an unusual series of events and a noble act of conscience.

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User Review  - JaneSteen - LibraryThing

Where I got the book: audiobook on Audible. This is the first novel in the Barchester Chronicles—attentive friends may remember that I listened to the second novel, Barchester Towers, first, loved it ... Read full review

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User Review  - pgchuis - LibraryThing

There is not a huge amount of plot to this novel and the Goodreads blurb sums it up really. There is humour in Mr Harding's fear of the archdeacon, but the story is very topical and references several ... Read full review

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About the author (2008)

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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