Après moult péripéties, l’amour finit toujours par triompher. Dans ce roman d’éducation sentimentale, les parents, adoptifs ou non, sont confrontés à de jeunes gens qui n’en font qu’à leur tête. Le récit, très vivant et plein de suspens, publié à l’origine en feuilleton, reste d’une universelle actualité pour tous les parents du monde.
Anthony Trollope was a Victorian-era English author best known for his satirical novel The Way We Live Now, a criticism of the greed and immorality he witnessed living in London. Trollope was employed as a postal surveyor in Ireland when he began to take up writing as a serious pursuit, publishing four novels on Irish subjects during his years there. In 1851 Trollope was travelling the English countryside for work when was inspired with the plot for The Warden, the first of six novels in what would become his famous The Chronicles of Barsetshire series. Trollope eventually settled in London and over the next thirty years published a prodigious body of work, including Barsetshire novels such as Barchester Towers and Doctor Thorne, as well as numerous other novels and short stories. Trollope died in London 1882 at the age of 67.read more