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The theme is the incursion into politics of a young and brilliant adventurer just out
of his teens whose first principle is that ... the Marquis of Carabas , whom he
inveigles into a political intrigue against the government of the day , to which the
They are political novels , almost the only true political novels in the language .
Other novelists have attempted political novels , among them Trollope . But what
Trollope concentrates on , in books like Phineas Finn and The Prime Minister , is
For Trollope was not a political novelist in the sense that Disraeli was or even
Wells , in The New Machiavelli . In Phineas Finn and The Prime Minister he is a
political novelist to the same degree as In the thermost fatalarding . Wir quite ...
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Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
THE FIRST GENERA
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