Trollope is the author I turn to when I know I'll have a wonderful read and won't be disppointed, and this novel is no exception. In The Duke's Children, the story takes place in the aftermath of Lady Glencora's death, when her husband, the Duke, is struggling with his own grief and the difficulties of being a single parent parents, albeit one with grown-up children.
In The Duke's Children, the story takes place in the aftermath of Lady Glencora's death, when her husband, the Duke, is struggling with his own grief and the difficulties of being a single parent parents, albeit one with grown-up children. His sons manage to get through what even nowadays would be an astonishing amount of money (£70,000 on one occasion, on a horse), and both his heir, Lord …
Searching the great topics of compromise and principle, of obedience and dissent, of personal integrity and the conflicts between generations, The Duke's Children is a domestic story with far-reaching political issues at stake. It is a fitting end to the Palliser series, one of the most remarkable achievements of British fiction. ABOUT THE SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World's Classics has made available …
Her death leaves to the Duke the care of his three wilful children and to the children the continuing social education of their father. The eldest, Lord Silverbridge, has been sent down from Oxford; Lord Gerald Palliser is doing indifferently well at Cambridge; and Lady Mary Palliser, the only daughter, is set on what seems to her father an unsuitable marriage. While the Duke must learn to accept that …
タイトル ： The Duke's Children：DUKES CHILDREN 2M(Pallisers) 発行年 ： 2015年; サイズ ： MP3 CD; 言語 ： English ; ISBN ： 9781491572542
The Duke's children. Anthony Trollope ; [edited by David Skilton] ; introduction by Roy Jenkins. Published by Omnium Publishing for The Trollpe Society, 1991
タイトル ： The Duke's Children：DUKES CHILDREN -LIB 17D(Palliser Novels (Audio)) 発行年 ： 2012年; サイズ ： Compact Disc; 版情報 ： Library; 言語 ： English ; ISBNコード ： 9781455157655
The Duke's children. Anthony Trollope （The world's classics, 462） Oxford University Press, 1946
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