The Prime Minister The Pallisers, Book 5

When the liberal government falls and neither party is able to form a cabinet, Plantaganet Palliser is called upon to lead a coalition government. He is reluctant at first, and...

The Monk and the Philosopher A Father and Son Discuss the Meaning of Life

Twenty-seven years ago, Matthieu Ricard gave up a promising career as a scientist to study Tibetan Buddhism-not as a detached observer but by immersing himself in its practice...

The Death of Ivan Ilyich

Hailed as one of the world's supreme masterpieces on the subject of death and dying, The Death of Ivan Ilyich is the story of a worldly careerist, a high court judge who has...

The Last Chronicle of Barset

In The Last Chronicle of Barset, Trollope concludes his saga of ecclesiastical life. At the heart of the novel is the plight of Josiah Crawley, a proud, impoverished clergyman who...

Great Poets, The: John Clare

John Clare was the forgotten Romantic poet, until the late twentieth century. Known by his contemporaries as the ‘Peasant Poet’ he recorded in his poems the natural landscape...

The Duke's Children

Bereft of his beloved wife, Glencora, and his role as prime minister, Plantagenet Palliser enters the realm of family politics as he struggles to guide and connect with his three...

Can You Forgive Her?

Young, attractive and wealthy, Alice Vavasor is a woman in the prime of her life. And yet one question torments her: ‘What should a woman do with her life?’ Torn between the...

Framley Parsonage

In Framley Parsonage, the fourth novel of Trollope’s Chronicles of Barsetshire, the author leaves the confines of Barchester and looks to the countryside, where he relates the...

Barchester Towers

Barchester Towers, the sequel to The Warden, is the second novel in Trollope's major series, the "Chronicles of Barsetshire". It focuses on the power struggle between Archdeacon...

The Warden Complete Classics

The first novel in Trollope's series "Chronicles of Barsetshire", The Warden is a compassionate portrait of the gentle, thoughtful warden and percent of Barchester Cathedral, Mr...

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