The Way We Live Now [NOOK Book]

The Way We Live Now

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  • BN ID: 2940012289360
  • Publisher: qasim idrees
  • Publication date: 2/26/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 4 MB

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  • Posted March 10, 2009

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    A Madoff of the 1800's

    I decided to pick this book up again and re-read it in light of the financial disaster, possibly the biggest fraud in history, perpetrated by Bernie Madoff (not sure of first name). The story takes place in the mid 1800's London & surround...several titled, but money-less gentry are all pursuing the fabulously wealthy yet vulgar Melmotte and his marriage age (but unattractive) daughter. Throughout the novel there are murmurings of Melmotte's swindling and fraud committed throughout Europe but people choose to be blinded by his seemingly endless wealth. The story explores and elucidates the social mores (or lack thereof) of the Victorian times (a favorite literary time for me). We see how the landed folk are willing to pander themselves for a stab at becoming fabulously wealthy (no matter how that wealth was acquired)--they will stop at nothing to gain wealth without working (something they consider to be a dirty thing). There is also an American female character, Mrs. Hurtle, divorced and aggressive pioneer (or buccaneer woman) who is an interesting character acting as a foil to the gentle upper crust English ladies. Mrs. Hurtle represents the wild, untamed American frontier where anyone can start out poor and end up rich without regrets (although she would like to find a man and settle down to share her riches).

    7 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 18, 2012

    A must read for all Trollope fans

    The thing I like most about Trollope's work is the way he creates his characters and TWWLN was no different. They felt real right from the beginning. Trollope likes to control his characters' revelations through his narratives. He writes interesting histories about them that tells you the type of people they are and what to expect from them. As for the story, it's an intricately woven tale of people running after power and money and fortune. BBC has a mini series on this book but to understand the magnitude of the author's skills, one must read the book. For new Trollope readers, I would recommend reading some of his lighter books before picking this up. It is long and involved but definitely not boring. If you are already a Trollope fan, this should be your next book.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 9, 2012

    Errors

    The samizdat version reads as if edited by non english speaker
    Errors on every page
    Novel is astonishing but this version a disaster

    1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted December 24, 2010

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    epic

    900 pages went by more quickly than i could have thought possible....great storytelling, impressive characters, and beautiful language.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 3, 2010

    Darn Good Read

    Do not be put off by the thick Victorian presentation! This book, although written in an old-fashioned style due to its age, nonetheless grasps unsavory elements of human nature and the beginnings of characters we recognize all too well today.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 17, 2009

    The Way We Live Now Really Is How We Live Now

    I had to laugh at how accurate the dipictions of human psychology and society in this novel. History does seem to repeat itself to a certain extent, and this book has much resonance with our current culture of greed. Also a joy just to read for the wit, solid writing and perfect structure. As a book doctor who edits wannabe novelists, I recommend this as a great model of how to assemble material into a fine book.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 20, 2013

    I like the Barnes & Noble classic NOOK BOOKS. I have the sam

    I like the Barnes & Noble classic NOOK BOOKS. I have the sample THE WAY WE LIVE NOW but I found it time consuming to find Page 1 of the novel. There were no page number listed with the chapters.
    However I do like all the information that precedes the story but I would like it at the end of the book. Sometimes I like to refer to the addendum as I read.
    Accessing this information was not easy. I have read many Jane
    Austen novels several times over the years so I enjoy reading the addendum. I will choose THE WAY WE LIVE NOW in a simpler format. Then if it is a "must read again" I will choose the classic edition.
    Since I haven't read the book yet I really can't rate it but it looks promising so I will say 3 star and get back to you when I have read it. Before this letter is accepted, I hope I may see it in it's entirety so that I can edit it
    . Wealthy 937

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