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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 ... whom he inveigles into a political intrigue against the government of the day , to which the marquis belongs .
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 ...
you could call him a religious novelist in Barchester Towers ; in other words , he is political only inasmuch as his main characters are men and women actively engaged in politics . The categories , never watertight , overlap , but the ...
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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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