Item description for Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope...
Cousin Henry (1879) by Anthony Trollope, is one of the more non-traditional storylines of its time, subverting expectations and dwelling deeper into the psychology of character. And still it contains all the elements for which the author is so well-loved, the ups and downs, tragedy and joy of relationships, rendered with the sensibility of Jane Austen and the quirky humor of Dickens.
Henry Jones, a vacillating and weak man is faced with the moral dilemma of telling the truth about a lost will in favor of another relative or keeping an inheritance that is not rightfully his.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9" Width: 6" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.67 lbs.
Release Date Jan 14, 2008
Publisher Norilana Books
ISBN 1934648396 ISBN13 9781934648391
Availability 90 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 26, 2016 09:17.
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More About Anthony Trollope
Simon Dentith is Professor of English at the University of Reading.
Anthony Trollope lived in London. Anthony Trollope was born in 1815 and died in 1882.
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One of Trollope's best Jan 4, 2000
Browsing in a bookstore, I read a blurb of this book that told every secret twist of its plot. I was enraged, but read 'Cousin Henry' anyway. It was superb, and illustrates perfectly Trollope's own philosophy, given in 'Barchester Towers,' that a good book will not suffer even from the reader knowing what happens. 'Cousin Henry' has other, and considerable, merits, than suspensefulness--although it is suspenseful. It has been called the most psychologically probing of Trollope's works; indeed, Trollope himself thought it to be so, and was very proud of it. The plot, in brief, and without giving anything away, is this: Cousin Henry is the heir of the Squire of Llanfeare--according to the will everyone knows about. But Henry knows of another, later, will, that disinherits him. Most of the book concerns Henry's agonizing over whether or not to make this will public. There is also another plot thread, concerning the Squire's daughter, Isabel, who can only marry if her husband is willing to take her last name (shades of 'Cecilia'). I'll say it again: one of Trollope's best.