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The Resource The Duke's children : the complete text, Anthony Trollope ; reconstructed and edited by Steven Amarnick ; assisted by Robert F. Wiseman and Susan Lowell Humphreys ; with an introduction by Max Egremont

The Duke's children : the complete text, Anthony Trollope ; reconstructed and edited by Steven Amarnick ; assisted by Robert F. Wiseman and Susan Lowell Humphreys ; with an introduction by Max Egremont

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The Duke's children : the complete text
Title
The Duke's children
Title remainder
the complete text
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Anthony Trollope ; reconstructed and edited by Steven Amarnick ; assisted by Robert F. Wiseman and Susan Lowell Humphreys ; with an introduction by Max Egremont
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eng
Summary
"Newly restored from the original manuscript and more than a quarter longer than the existing editions: one of the finest novels from one of the greatest English novelists is finally available in the form he intended. Trollope wrote The Duke's Children, his final Palliser novel, as a four-volume work but was required by his publisher to reduce it to three, necessitating the loss of nearly sixty-five thousand words. A team of researchers led by Steven Amarnick has worked with the manuscript at Yale's Beinecke Library to restore the novel to its original form. The result is richer and more complex, with a subtly different ending: a clearly superior book to the one that has always been published. Plantagenet Palliser, the Duke of Omnium, has lost both his vivacious wife, Lady Glencora, and his position as prime minister of Great Britain. The bereft duke is left to try to manage his three grown children, whose rebellions take the various forms of gambling debts, university pranks, and unsuitable romantic attachments. But though he fails to understand his offspring, Palliser truly cares for them, and he navigates the clash of generations with a growing awareness of the necessity of compromises, both political and personal. Insightful, entertaining, and compassionate--and now restored to its full glory--The Duke's Children is a fitting conclusion to the epic Palliser series, one of the most remarkable achievements of British fiction"--
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1815-1882
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Trollope, Anthony
Dewey number
823/.8
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1948-
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Egremont, Max
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  • Palliser, Plantagenet (Fictitious character)
  • Prime ministers
  • Conflict of generations
  • Parent and adult child
  • Widowers
  • Nobility
  • London (England)
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The Duke's children : the complete text, Anthony Trollope ; reconstructed and edited by Steven Amarnick ; assisted by Robert F. Wiseman and Susan Lowell Humphreys ; with an introduction by Max Egremont
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Publication
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"The only complete edition"--Book jacket
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxxix, 784 p.
Isbn
9781101907818
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
  • 245123
  • 857393
Label
The Duke's children : the complete text, Anthony Trollope ; reconstructed and edited by Steven Amarnick ; assisted by Robert F. Wiseman and Susan Lowell Humphreys ; with an introduction by Max Egremont
Publication
Note
"The only complete edition"--Book jacket
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxxix, 784 p.
Isbn
9781101907818
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
  • 245123
  • 857393

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