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Anthony Trollope (1815?82) was a prolific English Victorian writer, famous for work such as the 'Chronicles of Barsetshire', and his satirical masterpiece The Way We Live Now. He wrote forty-seven novels as well as several travel books and numerous short stories. After a poor and unhappy childhood, he spent much of his life working for the General Post Office, travelling extensively to carry out postal surveys and writing in his spare time. He became a senior civil servant in the organisation and was responsible ...

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Overview

Anthony Trollope (1815–82) was a prolific English Victorian writer, famous for work such as the 'Chronicles of Barsetshire', and his satirical masterpiece The Way We Live Now. He wrote forty-seven novels as well as several travel books and numerous short stories. After a poor and unhappy childhood, he spent much of his life working for the General Post Office, travelling extensively to carry out postal surveys and writing in his spare time. He became a senior civil servant in the organisation and was responsible for the introduction of pillar boxes to Britain. Published in 1862, this two-volume work is Trollope's first-hand account of North American culture during the American Civil War. Volume 2 focuses on Washington and the South. Trollope also describes several key American institutions, including the government and the legal system, and considers the causes of the war.

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  • BN ID: 2940021901611
  • Publisher: New York Harper
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Digitized from 1862 volume
  • File size: 2 MB

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1. Washington; 2. The House of Representatives; 3. The causes of the war; 4. Washington to St. Louis; 5. Missouri; 6. Cairo and Camp Wood; 7. The army of the North; 8. Back to Boston; 9. The Constitution of the United States; 10. The government; 11. The law courts and lawyers of the United States; 12. The financial position; 13. The Post-Office; 14. American hotels; 15. Literature; 16. Conclusion; Appendix.

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    The Vally of Hunters

    A secret vally that no one who is not a Shadow Hunter has ever found or will ever find. At the bottom of the vally is a river, and the village of the Shadow People is on its banks. The Shadow People have no ruler and hold a contest to see who will represent them at meetings. [Will update as nessessary] <p> The Shadow People are fircely loyal to each other, but their loyalty dead-ends there. <p> The Chain of Command: <br> Shadow People are all equals.

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