Lotta Schmidt And Other Stories: Lotta Schmidt;the Adventures of Fred Pickering;the Two Generals;Father Giles of Ballymoy; Malachi's Cove; the Widow's ... to Panama: v. 23 (Penguin Trollope S.)

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9780140438239: Lotta Schmidt And Other Stories: Lotta Schmidt;the Adventures of Fred Pickering;the Two Generals;Father Giles of Ballymoy; Malachi's Cove; the Widow's ... to Panama: v. 23 (Penguin Trollope S.)
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369 pp , # 23 .. About the author :: Anthony Trollope (London, April 24, 1815 --Londres , December 6, 1882 ) was one of the most successful , prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian Era . Some of the most popular works of Trollope , known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire or Barchester novels revolve around the imaginary county of Barsetshire , but also wrote penetrating novels on political issues and social and sexual conflicts of his time ... Trollope has always been a popular novelist. They have been fans of his novels Sir Alec Guinness (who never traveled without a novel of Trollope ) , former British Prime Minister Sir John Major, the economist John Kenneth Galbraith, American popular mystery writer Sue Grafton and screenwriter and playwright Harding Lemay . Trollope 's literary reputation declined somewhat during his last years of life , but as of mid-twentieth century regained favor with the critics. Sir Ifor Evans notes that during the bombing of Britain in World War II , Trollope 's novels were the favorite reading of large numbers of people ... not yet officially adhering to realism, it attempts to describe social media. Sometimes , the characterization of his characters going through tedious pages , because Trollope is not distinguished precisely by brevity (Bernard ) .... After his death , he published his autobiography delicious ( Autobiography ) . The loss of esteem among critics is part of this volume , in which he boasted of working with the regularity of a good officer and refers to the art of writing novels as if it was something as simple as mending shoes. Already during his literary career , critics reproached him for his prodigious amount of work ( as did regarding his contemporary Charles Dickens, but when Trollope revealed that indeed followed a fixed schedule , confirmed his worst fears . La Musa , from their point of view , could justify such a wide production, but never adjusted to a fixed schedule . it is interesting that

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The stories in this collection encompass a variety of themes and are set in a number of different lands. Lotta Schmidt herself is an attractive woman of Vienna, whose heart is melted by the sensitive zither-playing of her admirer Herr Crippel.

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Anthony Trollope (1815-82) was one of the most widely enjoyed and prolific novelists of the nineteenth century. His books include the great Chronicles of Barsetshire, of which Barchester Towers is the second volume. Trollope worked for the Post Office for much of his adult life, combining postal and literary business as he travelled around the British Empire. He has been credited with the creation of the distinctive British pillar box.

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