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  • Trollope: An Autobiography | Anthony Trollope

    Trollope: An Autobiography

    • UNABRIDGED (10 hrs and 40 mins)
    • By Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated By Bernard Mayes
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    Anthony Trollope is most famous for his portrait of the professional and landed classes of Victorian England, especially in his Palliser and Barsetshire novels. But he was also the author of one of the most fascinating autobiographies of the nineteenth century. Trollope was born in 1815, the product of a formidable mother and a tragically unsuccessful father who was socially ambitious for his sons. He was the victim of vicious bullying at Harrow and Winchester. But he had inherited his mother's determination, and managed later to carve out a successful career in the General Post Office while devoting every spare moment to writing. How he paid his groom to wake him every morning at 5:30 a.m. and disciplined himself to write 250 words every fifteen minutes has become part of literary legend. His efforts resulted in over sixty books, a sizable fortune, and fame, and his autobiography. Trollope looks back on his life with satisfaction. Perhaps as interesting as the facts he reveals and the opinions he records about Dickens and George Eliot, politics and the civil service are the judgments he passes on his own character.

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  • Autobiography of Anthony Trollope | Anthony Trollope

    Autobiography of Anthony Trollope

    • UNABRIDGED (9 hrs and 51 mins)
    • By Anthony Trollope
    • Narrated By Flo Gibson
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    What was Anthony Trollope's favorite Anthony Trollope book? Which was the most difficult for him to write? When he settled down by the fire for a good read, whose books did he choose? What nonliterary profession occupied him for much of his life? Learn the answers to these and other questions as one of the great authors in literature takes you on a guided tour of his personal and literary life.

    Jean says: "A different type of memoir"
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