The Warden (Modern Library Classics) (Paperback)

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By Anthony Trollope, Louis Auchincloss (Introduction by)
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The first of Trollope’s popular Barsetshire novels, set in the fictional cathedral town of Barchester, The Warden centers on the honorable cleric Septimus Harding, one of Trollope’s most memorable characters. When Harding is accused of mismanaging church funds, his predicament lays bare the complexities of the Victorian world and of nineteenth-century provincial life. And, as Louis Auchincloss observes in his Introduction, “The theme of The Warden presents the kind of social problem that always fascinated Trollope: the inevitable clash of ancient privilege with modern social awareness.”

About the Author


Louis Auchincloss has written more than fifty books, including The Rector of Justin and, most recently, Manhattan Monologues. He lives in New York City.

Praise For…


“Trollope will remain one of the most trustworthy . . . of the writers who have helped the heart of man to know itself.” —Henry James


Product Details
ISBN: 9780812967043
ISBN-10: 0812967046
Publisher: Modern Library
Publication Date: April 8th, 2003
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: Modern Library Classics

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