Available in PDF, epub, and Kindle ebook. This book has 537 pages in the PDF version, and was originally published in 1857.
Series: Chronicles of Barsetshire #2
Barchester Towers, published in 1857 by Anthony Trollope, is the second novel in the 'Chronicles of Barsetshire' series of books. Barchester Towers concerns the leading clergy of the cathedral city of Barchester. The much loved bishop having died, all expectations are that his son, Archdeacon Grantly, will succeed him. Instead, owing to the passage of the power of patronage to a new Prime Minister, a newcomer, the far more Evangelical Bishop Proudie, gains the see. His wife, Mrs Proudie, exercises an undue influence over the new bishop, making herself as well as the bishop unpopular with most of the clergy of the diocese.
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