Read by David Shaw-Parker
Phineas Finn, a handsome young man of 23, comes to England to make his fortune in parliamentary politics. But despite all his aspirations, Finn is haunted by ethical questions as his personal convictions conflict with his duty towards his party. Loyalty versus honour, love versus money, and privacy versus prominence: our eponymous hero faces a variety of dilemmas as he navigates his way through the House of Commons. The second installment of Trollope’s celebrated Palliser series, Phineas Finn is a delightful and humorous look at the complexity of human relationships and the politics surrounding the Second Reform Bill of the 1860s.
Running Time: 28 h 20 m
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ISBN: 978-1-78198-060-6 Digital ISBN: 978-1-78198-061-3 Cat. no.: NA0273 CD RRP: $137.98 USD Download size: 647 MB Produced by: John Foley Edited by: Andrew Riches BISAC: FIC004000 Released: August 2017
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In the second title in Trollope’s Palliser series, set in Victorian London, a young Irishman with few prospects arrives to study the law and make his fortune – until he decides that Parliament may better suit his talents and interests. Shaw-Parker’s splendid and stylish reading enlivens both characters and story, and underlines Trollope’s droll wit. In his rich baritone, Shaw-Parker navigates the complexities of British politics and the twisty plot. He animates the large and diverse cast with a range of English and Irish accents and focuses on Finn, a fickle young man whose multiple love affairs add a pleasant diversion. Everyone knows Charles Dickens’s novels from the same period, but few have discovered the pleasures of Trollope’s entertaining novels of English social and political life. This is a good place to start, especially paired with the beautifully filmed BBC production The Pallisers, starring Susan Hampshire and Philip Latham.
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