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The appointment of a new bishop and the ensuing conflicts and intrigue form the basis of this satire of the clergy
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This 1857 sequel to The Warden wryly chronicles the struggle for control of the English diocese of Barchester. The evangelical but not particularly competent new bishop is Dr. Proudie, who with his awful wife and oily curate, Slope, maneuver for power. The Warden and Barchester Towers are part of Trollope's Barsetshire series, in which some of the same characters recur.From the Publisher:
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1989. Condition: New. Edward Ardizzone (illustrator). book. Seller Inventory # M0195208137
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