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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LibraryThing ReviewUser 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
LibraryThing ReviewUser 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