The story of Phineas Finn, the Irish Member of Parliament, after the death of his young wife. Craving the stimulation of London, Finn returns to the House as member for the industrial town of Tankerville, but he lacks the zeal of his former days. This is the fourth of the six Palliser novels.
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Anthony Trollope (1815-82) became one of the most successful, prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era. Some of Trollope's best-loved works revolve around the imaginary county of Barsetshire, but he also wrote penetrating novels on political, social, and gender issues and conflicts of his day.Review:
Novel by Anthony Trollope, first published serially from July 1873 to January 1874 and in two volumes in 1874. It is a sequel to Phineas Finn and the fourth of the PALLISER NOVELS. The narrative begins after Finn's wife, Mary, has died in childbirth. He resumes his political career and again becomes romantically involved with Lady Laura Standish (now Kennedy) and Madame Marie Max Goesler, whom he eventually marries. An ethical and kind man, Finn is falsely accused of the murder of a rival politician. Eventually acquitted, he leaves political life in disgust. -- The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140438335