An Autobiography of Anthony Trollope
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An Autobiography of Anthony Trollope

By Anthony Trollope
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Dive into the back story behind renowned British novelist Anthony Trollope's rise to literary fame and glory. This autobiography offers a movingly detailed portrait of Trollope's childhood, his early career missteps (including a stint as a postal worker), and his blossoming literary interests and ambitions.

Table of Contents
  • AN AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • by
  • ANTHONY TROLLOPE
    • CONTENTS
    • PREFACE.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • MY EDUCATION. 1815-1834.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • MY MOTHER.
    • CHAPTER III.
      • THE GENERAL POST OFFICE. 1834-1841.
    • CHAPTER IV.
      • IRELAND—MY FIRST TWO NOVELS. 1841-1848.
    • CHAPTER V.
      • MY FIRST SUCCESS. 1849-1855.
    • CHAPTER VI.
      • BARCHESTER TOWERS AND THE THREE CLERKS. 1855-1858.
    • CHAPTER VII.
      • DOCTOR THORNE—THE BERTRAMS—THE WEST INDIES AND THE SPANISH MAIN.
    • CHAPTER VIII.
      • THE CORNHILL MAGAZINE AND FRAMLEY PARSONAGE.
    • CHAPTER IX.
      • CASTLE RICHMOND—BROWN, JONES, AND ROBINSON—NORTH AMERICA—ORLEY FARM.
    • CHAPTER X.
      • THE SMALL HOUSE AT ALLINGTON—CAN YOU FORGIVE HER?—RACHEL RAY—AND THE FORTNIGHTLY REVIEW.
    • CHAPTER XI.
      • THE CLAVERINGS—THE PALL MALL GAZETTE—NINA BALATKA—AND LINDA TRESSEL.
    • CHAPTER XII.
      • ON NOVELS AND THE ART OF WRITING THEM.
    • CHAPTER XIII.
      • ON ENGLISH NOVELISTS OF THE PRESENT DAY.
    • CHAPTER XIV.
      • ON CRITICISM.
    • CHAPTER XV.
      • THE LAST CHRONICLE OF BARSET—LEAVING THE POST OFFICE—ST. PAUL'S MAGAZINE.
    • CHAPTER XVI.
      • BEVERLEY.
    • CHAPTER XVII.
      • THE AMERICAN POSTAL TREATY—THE QUESTION OF COPYRIGHT WITH AMERICA—FOUR MORE NOVELS.
    • CHAPTER XVIII.
      • THE VICAR OF BULLHAMPTON—SIR HARRY HOTSPUR—AN EDITOR'S TALES—CÆSAR.
    • CHAPTER XIX.
      • RALPH THE HEIR—THE EUSTACE DIAMONDS—LADY ANNA—AUSTRALIA.
    • CHAPTER XX.
      • THE WAY WE LIVE NOW AND THE PRIME MINISTER—CONCLUSION.
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