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Old Man's Love

Anthony Trollope

This was Trollope's last completed novel, and he may have acquired his sympathy for older lovers with age! A not-so-very-old man, Mr. Whittlestaff, dearly loves Mary Lawrie, the girl he provides a home for after her father's death. He wishes to marry her, and she reluctantly accepts him, but warns him of her deep regard for a young man she had known years earlier. That Mr. Gordon had not exactly engaged her, but had gone off to seek his fortune and had not communicated with Mary ever since. Shortly after Mary accepts Mr. Whittlestaff, Gordon shows up. Trollope works out a final arrangement which resolves the quandary, but not with comfort. (Arnold Banner)

This was Trollope's last completed novel, and he may have acquired his sympathy for older lovers with age! A not-so-very-old man, Mr. Whittlestaff, dearly loves Mary Lawrie, the girl he provides a home for after her father's death. He wishes to marry her, and she reluctantly accepts him, but warns him of her deep regard for a young man she had known years earlier. That Mr. Gordon had not exactly engaged her, but had gone off to seek his fortune and had not communicated with Mary ever since. Shortly after Mary accepts Mr. Whittlestaff, Gordon shows up. Trollope works out a final arrangement which resolves the quandary, but not with comfort. (Arnold Banner)
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

This was Trollope's last completed novel, and he may have acquired his sympathy for older lovers with age! A not-so-very-old man, Mr. Whittlestaff, dearly loves Mary Lawrie, the girl he provides a home for after her father's death. He wishes to marry her, and she reluctantly accepts him, but warns him of her deep regard for a young man she had known years earlier. That Mr. Gordon had not exactly engaged her, but had gone off to seek his fortune and had not communicated with Mary ever since. Shortly after Mary accepts Mr. Whittlestaff, Gordon shows up. Trollope works out a final arrangement which resolves the quandary, but not with comfort. (Arnold Banner)

Language:

English

Narrators:

Arnold

Length:

7h 50m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

19:38


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

21:44


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

18:35


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

22:22


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

19:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

22:43


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

19:40


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

19:31


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

19:15


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

19:26


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

20:36


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

18:40


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

17:56


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

17:38


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

24:13


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

20:10


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

17:12


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

26:52


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

21:10


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

14:46


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

19:57


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

17:02


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

16:46


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

14:56