Mr Harding is a good man, the warden to an alms house which provides a peaceful home to twelve old men.
The young and zealous John Bold is also a good man, but he believes he sees in Harding's comfortable existence an injustice which must be exposed.
The law, the church and the self-righteous national press all have their say in the scandal that ensues, causing a crisis in the hearts and minds of many in the quiet country town of Barchester.
This is the first book in Anthony Trollope's "Barchester Chronicles".
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 224 pages
- Publisher: Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date: 05/01/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780099528654
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