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Trollope: An Autobiography (Unabridged)
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Narrator: Bernard Mayes
Format: Unabridged
Release Date: October 2000
Audio Length: 10.75 hours
Rating: 44 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 (132 ratings)
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Anthony Trollope is most famous for his portrait of the professional and landed classes of Victorian England, especially in his Palliser and Barsetshire novels. But he was also the author of one of the most fascinating autobiographies of the nineteenth century.
Trollope was born in 1815, the product of a formidable mother and a tragically unsuccessful father who was socially ambitious for his sons. He was the victim of vicious bullying at Harrow and Winchester. But he had inherited his mother's determination, and managed later to carve out a successful career in the General Post Office while devoting every spare moment to writing. How he paid his groom to wake him every morning at 5:30 a.m. and disciplined himself to write 250 words every fifteen minutes has become part of literary legend. His efforts resulted in over sixty books, a sizable fortune, and fame, and his autobiography. Trollope looks back on his life with satisfaction. Perhaps as interesting as the facts he reveals and the opinions he records about Dickens and George Eliot, politics and the civil service are the judgments he passes on his own character.

About the Author: Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope, writer of the bestselling audio book Can You Forgive Her?, is one of's preferred Classics authors. Not only is the Unabridged version of Can You Forgive Her? Trollope's bestselling and most popular title in our catalog, but it's read by the popular audiobook narrator Simon Vance. With over 872 hours of listening enjoyment in our collection of Classics, Fiction and Drama & Poetry audio books from Anthony Trollope, you will enjoy titles such as The Warden or The Warden: Chronicles of Barsetshire. The Warden is his oldest title in's collection, added in 1999, while The Warden: Chronicles of Barsetshire is the most recent title to be added to our website. In total, we feature a great selection of 62 audiobooks from Trollope. To find the audio book that best suits you, please visit his author page here: Anthony Trollope audiobooks.

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