Anthony Trollope
Anthony Trollope was born in London on the 24th April 1815

His was a very literary family; his mother wrote nearly 50 novels and books of travel, and the family would have been very poor without the money she earned.

He was educated at Harrow, and Winchester.

He went into service in the Post Office in 1834. Starting as clerk, he worked his way up to quite a responsible position before he retired in 1867. He is generally credited with the invention of the pillar-box.

He made a habit of writing for two and a half hours every day. This produced 47 novels as well as 14 other books. Most of his work appeared in serial form in magazines before being collected together and published as a complete book.

He married Rose Heseltine on 11th June 1844.

He died in London on 6th December 1882 aged 67.

Some of his works are:
1855   The Warden
1857   Barchester Towers
1858   Doctor Thorne
1861   Framley Parsonage
1864   The Small House at Allington
1867   The Last Chronicle of Barset
—   The above 6 are known collectively as The Chronicles of Barsetshire
1865   Can You Forgive Her?
1869   Phineas Finn
1873   The Eustace Diamonds
1874   Phineas Redux
1876   The Prime Minister
1880   The Duke's Children
—   The above 6 are known collectively as The Palliser Novels
1875   The Way we Live Now

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