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David Skilton

Full Name: David Skilton
Number of Works: 33
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ISBN: 1870587219, 9781870587211
Keywords: trollope, anthony, novels, complete, way, live
Pages: 844
Published: 1992
  • Rating: 100%

Trollope's 1875 tale of a great financier's fraudulent machinations in the railway business, and his daughter's ill-use at the hands of a grasping lover (for whom she steals funds in order to elope) is a classic in the literature of money and a ripping good read as well.
ISBN: 1870587049, 9781870587044
Keywords: trollope, anthony, novels, society, ayala, angel
Pages: 532
Published: 1989
  • Rating: 80%

It was suggested to Lucy before she had been long in Kingsbury Crescent that she should take some exercise. For the first week she had hardly been out of the house; but this was attributed to her sorrow. Then she had accompanied her aunt for a few days during the half-hour's marketing which took place every morning, but in this there had been no sympathy. Lucy would not interest herself in the shoulder of mutton which must be of just such a weight as to last conveniently for two days.
ISBN: 1870587286, 9781870587280
Keywords: trollope, anthony, novels, complete, bertrams
Pages: 531
Published: 1993
  • Rating: 100%

Each of the 48 novels of Anthony Trollope making up the set includes a specially commissioned introduction by an internationally known figure from the academic, literary or political world, including David Skilton, Dr. John Rae, Alice Thomas Ellis and Enoch Powell. The texts have been carefully chosen and prepared by David Skilton. The original illustrations, by the most loved illustrators of the time, including "Phiz" and Millais, are reproduced.
ISBN: 1870587057, 9781870587051
Keywords: trollope, anthony, novels, society, phineas, finn
Pages: 631
Published: 1989
  • Rating: 60%

The story of a highly ambitious young politician who is offered a pocket borough in Galway. Determined not to remain in Ireland, although he has a secret fiancee there, he at once goes to London where his charm and social success lead on to greater things, until his equally swift downfall.