The Fixed Period (Trollope, Penguin)

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9780140438499: The Fixed Period (Trollope, Penguin)

Tells of a moral and political dilemma on the imaginary Pacific island of Britannula. The president of the island, Mr Neverbend, is attempting to bring in legislation which will reduce the numbers of the old and sick by enforcing compulsory euthanasia on those of 67 years of age.

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As young adult, Trollope endured seven years of poverty in the General Post Office in London before accepting a better-paying position as postal surveyor in Banagher, Ireland in 1841. The years in Ireland formed the basis of his second career delineating clerical life in small cathedral towns.

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Anthony Trollope
Published by Penguin Classics (1994)
ISBN 10: 0140438491 ISBN 13: 9780140438499
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(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Penguin Classics, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140438491

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