Wednesday, June 27, 2007

 

THE WARDEN by Anthony Trollope, read by Simon Vance



The incomparable Simon Vance makes the nineteenth century live in our ears. He parses Trollope's first Barsetshire novel with aplomb. Mr. Harding is a haplessly agreeable warden of an old men's poorhouse. Vance's narrative skills help modern listeners hear the elegance of Trollope's writing and understand the writer's skewering wit.

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