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The Way We Live Now

Trollope’s nearest attempt at ‘the great novel’, conceived on a Dickensian scale, containing the savage portrait of the great financier, railway stock promoter and swindler, Augustus Melmotte.

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£35.00

9781870587211


The Way We Live Now

Introduced by Noel Annan

ISBN 9781870587211

844 pages Hardback

 

Melmotte and his massive swindling schemes increasingly come to dominate the action of this fascinating, teeming novel: he changes his name and becomes a member of Parliament, and his spectacular appearance in the House of Commons after his disgrace gives us one of the most dramatic scenes in Victorian fiction. Trollope clearly believed that contemporary England lacked even the most elemental principles of honesty.

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