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Doctor Wortle's School

Anthony Trollope

Anthony Trollope’s fortieth novel, published in 1881, concerns a respectable Christian boys’ school whose proprietor unknowingly hires a woman who apparently has two husbands: A devoted English scholar and an abusive drunkard from the American south. The book interweaves a sensitive and realistic exploration of Dr. Wortle’s moral dilemma with a humorous look at small-town gossip and--of course--a romance involving the doctor’s beautiful young daughter. ( Summary by Angela Rowland )

Anthony Trollope’s fortieth novel, published in 1881, concerns a respectable Christian boys’ school whose proprietor unknowingly hires a woman who apparently has two husbands: A devoted English scholar and an abusive drunkard from the American south. The book interweaves a sensitive and realistic exploration of Dr. Wortle’s moral dilemma with a humorous look at small-town gossip and--of course--a romance involving the doctor’s beautiful young daughter. ( Summary by Angela Rowland )
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Anthony Trollope’s fortieth novel, published in 1881, concerns a respectable Christian boys’ school whose proprietor unknowingly hires a woman who apparently has two husbands: A devoted English scholar and an abusive drunkard from the American south. The book interweaves a sensitive and realistic exploration of Dr. Wortle’s moral dilemma with a humorous look at small-town gossip and--of course--a romance involving the doctor’s beautiful young daughter. ( Summary by Angela Rowland )

Language:

English

Narrators:

LibriVox Community

Length:

6h 8m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

16:38


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

15:50


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

16:25


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

15:17


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

14:30


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

15:25


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

14:23


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

14:03


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

15:29


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

14:22


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

15:06


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

16:48


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

16:00


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

16:28


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

15:47


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

15:09


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

13:50


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

16:23


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

15:54


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

15:05


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

14:32


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

15:39


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

15:07


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

14:19