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Download Dr Wortle's School Audiobook (Unabridged)

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4.55 out of 54.55 out of 54.55 out of 54.55 out of 54.55 out of 5 4.55 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Anthony Trollope Narrator: Timothy West Publisher: AudioGO Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: May 2009 ISBN:
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Can it be right to persist in a bigamous marriage? Mr Peacocke, a classical scholar, has come to Broughtonshire with his beautiful American wife to live as a schoolmaster. But when the blackmailing brother of her first husband - a reprobate from Louisiana - appears at the school gates, their dreadful secret is revealed and the county is scandalised.

With its scathing depiction of American manhood, it's jousting with convention, and its amiable, egotistical protagonist, Dr Wortle's School is one of the sharpest and most engaging of Trollope's later novels. Download and start listening now!

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About the Author
Author Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope (1815–1882) grew up in London. He inherited his mother’s ambition to write and was famously disciplined in the development of his craft. His first novel was published in 1847 while he was working in Ireland as a surveyor for the General Post Office. He wrote series of books set in the English countryside as well as those set in the political life, works that show great psychological penetration. One of his greatest strengths was his ability to re-create in his fiction his own vision of the social structures of Victorian England. The author of forty-seven novels, he was one of the most prolific and respected English novelists of the Victorian era.

About the Narrator

Timothy West is an acclaimed actor who played the role of Sir Leicester Dedlock in the Masterpiece Theatre presentation of Bleak House. He is a frequent narrator of audiobooks.