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Drawing on his own childhood experience of genteel poverty, Trollope gives a painstakingly realistic depiction of the trials of a family striving to maintain its standards at all costs. With its sensitive portrayal of the proud and self-destructive figure of Crawley, this final volume is the darkest and most complex of all the Barsetshire novels.

"He is so scandalously weak, and she is so radically vicious, that they cannot but be wrong together. The very fact that such a man should be a bishop among us is to me terribly strong evidence of evil days coming"
When Reverend Josiah Crawley, the impoverished curate of Hogglestock, is accused of theft it causes a public scandal, sending shockwaves through the world of Barsetshire. The Crawleys desperately try to remain dignified while they are shunned by society, but the scandal threatens to tear them, and the community, apart.
Drawing on his own childhood experience of genteel poverty, Trollope gives a painstakingly realistic depiction of the trials of a family striving to maintain its standards at all costs. With its sensitive portrayal of the proud and self-destructive figure of Crawley, this final volume is the darkest and most complex of all the Barsetshire novels.

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  • Hardback

    9780241258026

    May 1, 2016

    Penguin Classics

    944 pages

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  • The Last Chronicle of Barset
    Anthony Trollope

    Paperback

    9780141199863

    November 21, 2012

    Penguin Classics

    934 pages

    RRP $9.99

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  • Paperback

    9780140437522

    October 14, 2002

    Penguin Classics

    928 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • The Last Chronicle Of Barset
    Anthony Trollope

    Hardback

    9781857152081

    July 15, 1995

    Everyman

    983 pages

    RRP $32.99

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  • The Last Chronicle Of Barset
    Anthony Trollope

    EBook

    9780141905419

    October 14, 2002

    Penguin eBooks

    928 pages

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