The Small House at Allington
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The Small House at Allington

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ISBN-13:
9780199662777
Einband:
Taschenbuch
Seiten:
624
Autor:
Anthony Trollope
Gewicht:
430 g
Format:
196x127x28 mm
Serie:
Vol.5 Vol.5, Oxford World's Classics, The Barchester Chronicles, Chronicles of Barsetshire
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Lily Dale falls passionately in love with the urbane Adolphus Crosbie and is devastated when he abandons her for another. She has another suitor, devoted to her since childhood: can she find happiness in Johnny's courtship? This is a new edition of one of Trollope's most successful Barsetshire novels.
Lily Dale falls passionately in love with the urbane Adolphus Crosbie and is devastated when he abandons her for another. She has another suitor, devoted to her since childhood: can she find happiness in Johnny's courtship? This is a new edition of one of Trollope's most successful Barsetshire novels.
'She had resolved to trust in everything, and, having so trusted, she would not provide for herself any possibility of retreat.'Lively and attractive, Lily Dale lives with her mother and sister at the Small House at Allington. She falls passionately in love with the urbane Adolphus Crosbie, and is devastated when he abandons her for the aristocratic Lady Alexandrina de Courcy. But Lily has another suitor, Johnny Eames, who has been devoted to her since boyhood. Perhaps she can find renewed happiness in Johnny's courtship?
The Small House at Allington was among the most successful of Trollope's Barsetshire novels, and has retained its popularity among modern readers. Lily Dale's stubborn constancy is a troubling reflection of Trollope's divided feelings about the need for progress and reform in the context of liberal thought and politics. Her story is a subtle exploration of loyalty and ambition, and the pressure for change in a rapidly evolving world.
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