#qotd — #Trollope

A newspaper that wishes to make its fortune should never waste its columns and weary its readers by praising anything. — Anthony Trollope, The Way We Live Now

Trollope. Eliot. I deal with great heaps of verbiage.

Buck and I have been awash lately in British Victorian period dramas, thanks to Netflix. We’ve just finished Middlemarch and are now working on Anthony Trollope: He Knew He Was Right. And so we are also awash in great silk and satin dresses with complicated laces. Buck: “I thought Trollope was a comedy writer.” Nope, Continue reading Trollope. Eliot. I deal with great heaps of verbiage.

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