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Review: The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

by Stephen Tall on May 18, 2015

The Prime Minister, Anthony Trollope A reluctant Prime Minister, Plantaganet Palliser, is called upon to lead a Liberal/Tory coalition ministry, a mission he accepts with great reluctance and performs with distaste. Meanwhile, the loving, eligible Emily Wharton is successfully wooed (…)

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Happy birthday, Trollope!

by Stephen Tall on April 24, 2015

It’s 200 years to the day since Anthony Trollope was born. I was first introduced to Trollope — like any other, ordinary 13 year-old — in 1990, when BBC2 repeated The Barchester Chronicles, Alan Plater’s adaptation of the first two (…)

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