Doctor Thorne (Chronicles of Barsetshire, #3)
Publish date: May 21st 1981
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 639
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 19th Century
, English Literature
Series: The Chronicles of Barsetshire (#3)
In the chapters of his autobiography where he talks about this book (I've been dipping into it as I read the novels), Trollope expresses surprise that his publishers told him it was his bestselling novel. I'm not so surprised. If you're going to write a perfectly conventional romance plot, with a cl...
Anthony Trollope's third installment in the Barchester Chronicles. A book of birth, wealth, titles, and class distinctions. Trollope skewers all three while making Dr. Thorne and his bastard strong willed niece Mary, and Mrs Dunstable, the only ones to see the absurdity of these Victorian British ...
Doctor Thorne kept me company during a hurricane. I don't really understand how anyone could possibly not love Anthony Trollope. This 624 page novel went incredibly fast. Trollope is more courteous, more solicitous, gentler and kinder to his readers than any other author I know. I almost thought he ...
This is the 3rd in Anthony Trollope's Chronicles of Barchester, and my favorite (so far). Dr. Thorne lives with his niece Mary in the English village of Greshamsbury which is dominated by the wealthy Gresham family. Frank, the heir of the Gresham estate, has fallen in love with Mary Thorne, but ci...
The 3rd Barchester novel, based in Greshamsbury, rather than Barchester. The plot is rather too predictable from quite early on. It has another feisty heroine (Mary Thorne), as well as the unconventional Miss Dunstable, contrasted with and the grand and conventional de Courcys. Dr Thorne is explicit...
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