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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

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Edition Notes

StatementAnthony Trollope
SeriesPenguin popular classics
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22575239M
ISBN 100140621776

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Feb 09,  · The Small House at Allington - Kindle edition by Anthony Trollope. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Small House at Allington/5(65). Lily Dale, her sister Bell and their widowed mother lived in the Small House at Allington, almost as pensioners of old Squire Dale of the Great House. The Squire’s nephew and heir Bernard had grown up with the two sisters, and Bell was the Squire’s choice for the next mistress of his beloved home. Lily fell deeply in love with . The Small House of Allington is a stunning novel, because Trollope really knew how to write by this point. His interweaving of dramatic scenes within a tightly plotted book is expert. The novel revolves around the marriage plot: there are engagements, marrying for money, jilting, and separations without divorce. Jan 10,  · The Small House at Allington is better written than the first book in the series, The Warden (Trollope's attempt at an anti-Dickensian novel, which shared some characteristics with Dickens' style), but its net effect is very similar/5.

About The Small House at Allington. The Small House At Allington () is Anthony Trollope’s fifth novel in the sequence that has become known as the Barsetshire series. Set against the vividly imagined backdrop of the cathedral town of Barchester, it is the story of the embittered old bachelor Squire Dale and his impoverished nieces, Lily and Bell. Excerpt. Of course there was a Great House at Allington. How otherwise should there have been a Small House? Our story will, as its name imports, have its closest relations with those who lived in the less dignified domicile of the two; but it will have close relations also with the more dignified, and it may be well that I should, in the first instance, say a few words as to the Great House 5/5(2). 8 rows · Oct 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by: 62 rows · Jul 22,  · The Small House at Allington introduces Trollope's most charming heroine, .

Editorial Note: The Small House at Allington was first published serially in the Cornhill Magazine from September, , to April, , and in book form (two volumes) by Smith, Elder in Both the Cornhill serial and the Smith, Elder first edition had eighteen full-page illustrations by John Everett Millais, and those are included in this e-book. Jun 01,  · The Small House at Allington, one of Trollope's Barsetshire novels of provincial life, does not require a familiarity with the other books in the series. Its plot device, much like the slightly superior Framley Parsonage, is to show the effects of poor choices and the way in which life sometimes gives folks pretty just desserts for the silly 5/5(5). The Small House at Allington Anthony TROLLOPE ( - ) Fifth novel in the Barsetshire series, The Small House at Allington is largely focused on the Small House's inhabitants, Mrs. Dale and her two marriageable daughters, Lily and Bell. Constancy is the word of the day in 'The Small House at Allington' (). There are, of course, dozens of characters and motives and several subplots, but the main thrust of the book comes from hobbledehoy Johnny Eames and his love since early childhood, Lily Dale/5(34).