The American Senator
Arabella Trefoil, the beautiful anti-heroine of this novel, inspired Trollope to write of her, "I wished to express the depth of my scorn for women who run down husbands." Arabella's determination to find a rich husband is at the heart of this story and her character, though often maligned, isone of Trollope's most famous and vivid creations.
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Arabella and her mother (despite their extreme poverty!) have been travelling in the US and met John Morton, the British ambassador to Washington and Senator Gotobed from the state of Mikewa. Arabella ... Read full review
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Of all Trollope's novels this has perhaps the most complex opening chapters, setting the scene for a story of what happens when an american senator comes into contact with a particular layer of ... Read full review