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Augustus Melmotte is a financier with a mysterious past (he is rumoured to have Jewish origins, and it is later revealed that he owned a failed bank in Munich). When he moves his business and his family to London, the city's upper crust begins...
When the Melmottes arrive in London everyone agrees their manners are wanting, their taste is excerable and their lineage and background decidedly shadowy. But their money is far from revolting, and city society quickly makes allowances for the...
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The Way We Live Now is a satirical novel by Anthony Trollope. In it he lashes out at the political, financial, commercial and moral dishonesty of the age, inspired particularly by the financial scandals of the 1870s. It was considered by many of his...
Anthony Trollope's The Way We Live Now (1875) satirizes Victorian greed and moral bankruptcy. Augustus Melmotte, a corrupt foreign-born financier, settles in London and tries to enter society. Lady Carbury, a widow and the mother of Felix and...
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