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Warden

Penguin Books Ltd,
E-Book ( EPUB mit Adobe DRM )
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Kurzbeschreibung

The tranquil atmosphere of the cathedral town of Barchester is shattered when a scandal breaks concerning the financial affairs of a Church-run almshouse for elderly men. In the ensuing furore, Septimus Harding, the almshouse's well-meaning warden, finds himself pitted against his daughter's suitor Dr John Bold, a zealous local reformer. Matters are not improved when Harding's abrasive son-in law, Archdeacon Grantly, leaps into the fray to defend him against a campaign Bold begins in the national press. An affectionate and wittily satirical view of the workings of the Church of England, The Warden is also a subtle exploration of the rights and wrongs of moral crusades and, in its account of Harding's intensely felt personal drama, a moving depiction of the private impact of public affairs.

Details

Titel: Warden
Autoren/Herausgeber: Anthony Trollope

ISBN/EAN: 9780141908106

Seitenzahl: 240
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

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