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Way We Live Now

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ISBN-10: 0142437131

ISBN-13: 9780142437131

Edition: Movie Tie-In 

Authors: Anthony Trollope, Frank Kermode, Frank Kermode

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Book details

List price: $14.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 2/26/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 816
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Novelist Anthony Trollope was born in London, England on April 24, 1815. He attended many famous schools but as a large, awkward boy, he never felt in place among the aristocrats he met there. In 1834, he became a junior clerk in the General Post Office, London. He spent seven years there in poverty until his transfer, in 1841, to Banagher, Ireland as a deputy postal surveyor. He became more financially secure and in 1844, he married Rose Heseltine. He wanted to discover the reasons for Irish discontent. In 1843, he began working on his first novel The Macdermots of Ballycloran which was published in 1847. He was sent on many postal missions. He spent a year is Belfast, in 1853, then went…    

Frank Kermode (1919–2010) was a British literary critic who taught English literature at University College London, the University of Cambridge, Columbia University, and Harvard University. His criticism was regularly featured in the London Review of Books and the New York Review of Books, and he was the author of many books including The Sense of an Ending; The Classic; The Genesis of Secrecy; and, most recently, Concerning E. M. Forster. Kermode was knighted in 1991.