About the Author
ANTHONY TROLLOPE ( 1815-82) was born in London. His literary career began with the appearance of The Macdermots of Ballycloran in 1847, but not until his fourth novel, The Warden (1855), did he establish the manner and material by which he is best known. This, the first of the 'Barteshire' series, was followed by Barchester Towers (1857), Doctor Thorne (1858). Framley Parsonage (1861), and the Last Chronicle of Barest (1867).
His second series, the Palliser series, comprises of Can You Forgive Her? (1864), Phineas Finn (1869), The Eustace Diamonds (1873), Phineas Redux (1876), The Prime Minister (1876) and The Duke's Children (1880).