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Anthony Trollope was a popular and exceptionally productive Victorian novelist. Priding himself particularly on the creation of individual characters, he also captures the workings of social institutions like the Church, marriage, parliamentary politics, and the exercise of power in families. As well as his forty-seven novels he is remembered for short fiction, travel books, journalism of various kinds, and an autobiography. He initiated the practice of a series of novels, each self-contained but linked together by shared characters or settings.
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24 April 1815 AT, novelist, was born at 16 Keppel Street, Russell Square, London. Bibliographic Citation link.
March 1847 AT's first novel, The Macdermots of Ballycloran, was published through Thomas Cautley Newby. Bibliographic Citation link.
By late March 1857 AT remained with the publisher Longman for this second novel in Chronicles of Barsetshire, titled Barchester Towers from the cathedral. Bibliographic Citation link.
6 December 1882 AT died at 34 Welbeck Street, London owing to complications of a stroke a few days earlier. Bibliographic Citation link.
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