Lady Glencora


It is when things go badly with us here, and for most of us only then, that we think that we can see through the dark clouds into the joys of heaven.


He Knew He Was Right

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The Chronicles of Barset 

Trollope's hugely entertaining series of novels set among the clergy and landed gentry of Barsetshire.

The Palliser Novels

Politics, power, passion, love, corruption, duty and diamonds - The Pallisers will grip you from the first page.


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