|08-05-2007, 09:46 PM||#1|
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: San Borja (Lima), Peru
Device: Kindle PW2(WiFi) / FireHD; Kobo: Glo & Glo HD; Ipad Air; Voyage
Trollope, Anthony: Framley Parsonage [Barset 04]. v1. 05 Aug. 07
Here's the 4th (of 6) volumes in Anthonly Trollope's Barsetshire Chronicles.
Trollope's major concerns in his fiction included property, status, family and the social conventions.
Here's what one source said:
"Why read something that was written a century and a half ago? Because Trollope knew more about the human psyche than Freud and Jung put together, and wrote about it not with a clinician's jaundiced eye, but with incredible tenderness and love. And entertainingly, to boot....Not the first in the series, (it is the fourth but perhaps the best), FRAMLEY PARSONAGE traces the faith, home and political lives of a number of intertwining families. Here you will find love, ambition, political maneuvering, gambling debts, pretension, humility, envy, forgiveness, hate, romance. If it sounds like a slice of modern life-it is. We and the Victorians are so much alike; the human condition does not change.
I think that reader really hit on the main reason why we still read Trollople today: He's relevant because he has the ability to teach us about the Human Condition through the characters, times, and situations that he creates.
I hope you enjoy it.
|Thread Tools||Search this Thread|
|Thread||Thread Starter||Forum||Replies||Last Post|
|Other Fiction Trollope, Anthony: The Warden [Barset 01]. v1. 05 Aug. 07||Dr. Drib||BBeB/LRF Books||4||06-15-2009 10:10 PM|
|Other Fiction Trollope, Anthony: Doctor Thorne [Barset 03]. v1. 05 Aug. 07||Dr. Drib||BBeB/LRF Books||1||08-21-2007 06:35 PM|
|Other Fiction Trollope, Anthony: The Last Chronicle of Barset [Barset 06]. v1. 05 Aug. 07||Dr. Drib||BBeB/LRF Books||0||08-05-2007 11:15 PM|
|Other Fiction Trollope, Anthony: The Small House At Allington [Barset 05]. v1. 05 Aug. 07||Dr. Drib||BBeB/LRF Books||0||08-05-2007 10:37 PM|
|Other Fiction Trollope, Anthony: Barchester Towers [Barset 02]. v1. 05 Aug. 07||Dr. Drib||BBeB/LRF Books||0||08-05-2007 05:54 PM|