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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 ...
In the Barset novels Trollope populated a whole county in the most satisfying detail and diversity , but there is no hard and fast distinction between the later novels of the series and those that have been classified as political and ...
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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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