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In this world of bribes and vendettas, swindling and suicide, in which heiresses are won like gambling stakes, Trollope's characters embody all the vices: Lady Carbury, a 43-year-old coquette, 'false from head to foot'; her son Felix, with the...sob encomenda
Inspired by the financial scandals of its era, The Way We Live Now is a portrait of a society corrupted by greed that continues to resonate with modern readers. Taking place in 1870s Victorian London, the characters are comprised of a motley cast of...sob encomenda
Excerpt from The Way We Live Now, Vol. 2 of 2 The door was Opened for him by Ruby, who by no means greeted him with a happy countenance. It was the second morning after the night of her imprisonment and nothing had occurred to alleviate her woe. At...sob encomenda
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...
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...
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...
pubOne.info thank you for your continued support and wish to present you this new edition. Let the reader be introduced to Lady Carbury, upon whose character and doings much will depend of whatever interest these pages may have, as she sits at her...
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Trollope, Anthony; Osborne,Hugh(661500)
An unscrupulous Victorian lady exploits all available means to further the financial and social aspirations of her knavish son who plans to marry the daughter of a wealthy swindler.sob encomenda
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...
The Way We Live Now is a scathing satirical novel published in London in 1875 by Anthony Trollope, after a popular serialization. It was regarded by many of Trollopes contemporaries as his finest work.One of his longest novels (it contains a hundred...R$ 24,90