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The Duke's Children

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Plantagenet Palliser, the Duke of Omnium and former Prime Minister of England, is widowed and wracked by grief. Struggling to adapt to life without his beloved Lady Glencora, he works hard to guide and support his three adult children. Palliser soon discovers, however, that his own plans for them are very different from their desires. Sent down from university in disgrace, his two sons quickly begin to run up gambling debts. His only daughter, meanwhile, longs passionately to marry the poor son of a county squire against her father's will. But while the Duke's dearest wishes for the three are thwarted one by one, he ultimately comes to understand that parents can learn from their own children.

Purple gilt lettered cloth-spine boards.
Black & White Illustrations by Llewellyn Thomas.

CONDITION: No slipcase. Minor scuffs to covers but otherwise in very good condition. No inscriptions or notations.

Item details

Author(s):
Antony Trollope
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23 x 15.5 x 4cm
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Folio Society
Title:
The Duke's Children

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Plantagenet Palliser, the Duke of Omnium and former Prime Minister of England, is widowed and wracked by grief. Struggling to adapt to life without his beloved Lady Glencora, he works hard to guide and support his three adult children. Palliser soon discovers, however, that his own plans for them are very different from their desires. Sent down from university in disgrace, his two sons quickly begin to run up gambling debts. His only daughter, meanwhile, longs passionately to marry the poor son of a county squire against her father's will. But while the Duke's dearest wishes for the three are thwarted one by one, he ultimately comes to understand that parents can learn from their own children.

Purple gilt lettered cloth-spine boards.
Black & White Illustrations by Llewellyn Thomas.

CONDITION: No slipcase. Minor scuffs to covers but otherwise in very good condition. No inscriptions or notations.

Author(s):
Antony Trollope
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
23 x 15.5 x 4cm
Edition:
1993
Format:
Hardback
Publisher:
Folio Society
Title:
The Duke's Children

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