The Warden (Paperback)
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The Warden (Paperback)

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Paperback Published: 05/01/2012
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Mr Harding is a good man, the warden to an alms house which provides a peaceful home to twelve old men. The young and zealous John Bold is also a good man, but he believes he sees in Harding's comfortable existence an injustice which must be exposed. The law, the church and the self-righteous national press all have their say in the scandal that ensues, causing a crisis in the hearts and minds of many in the quiet country town of Barchester. This is the first book in Anthony Trollope's "Barchester Chronicles".

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9780099528654

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“A little hard to get into at first...”

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“Emjoyable read”

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