''Trollope did not write for posterity; he wrote for the day, the moment; but these are just the writers whom posterity is apt to put into its pocket.'' --Henry James (author)
''Trollope's 1875 tale of a great financier's fraudulent machinations in the railway business, and his daughter's ill-use at the hands of a grasping lover . . .is a classic in the literature of money and a ripping good read as well.'' --Amazon.com, editorial review
''Trollope once said, 'In the writing of Barchester Towers I took great delight.' The listener gathers that, in the reading of it, (audiobook narrator) Simon Vance also takes great delight. Obviously, he relishes impersonating the dramatis personae . . . He delivers the fustian narrative with particular fluidity, verve, and grace.'' --AudioFile
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