By Anthony Trollope

ISBN-10: 0191504459

ISBN-13: 9780191504457

Oxford World's Classics
Edited with an advent and Notes through John Halperin

Arabella Trefoil, the gorgeous anti-heroine of this novel, encouraged Trollope to write down of her, "I wanted to precise the intensity of my scorn for ladies who run down husbands." Arabella's decision to discover a wealthy husband is on the center of this tale and her personality, notwithstanding frequently maligned, is certainly one of Trollope's most renowned and shiny creations.

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He’s got three four dames,” said Jones. ” Eddie asked. “That’s when you can’t get no dame,” said Mack. “I thought it was a kind of a party,” said Jones. A silence fell on the room. Mack shifted in his chaise longue. Hughie let the front legs of his chair down on the floor. They looked into space and then they all looked at Mack. ” said Jones. ” Hughie demanded. ” “Oh, I know,” said Mack. “He’s been to college. Once I seen a dame in a fur coat go in there. Never did see her come out. It was two o’clock the last I looked—and that church music goin’.

He wasn’t, but if one wanted to spend money, he was available. Lee’s position in the community surprised him as much as he could be surprised. Over the course of the years everyone in Cannery Row owed him money. He never pressed his clients, but when the bill became too large, Lee cut off credit. Rather than walk into the town up the hill, the client usually paid or tried to. Lee was round-faced and courteous. He spoke a stately English without ever using the letter R. When the tong wars were going on in California, it happened now and then that Lee found a price on his head.

A great phonograph stands against the wall with hundreds of records lined up beside it. Under the window is a redwood bed and on the walls and to the bookcases are pinned reproductions of Daumiers, and Graham, Titian, and Leonardo and Picasso, Dalí and George Grosz, pinned here and there at eye level so that you can look at them if you want to. There are chairs and benches in this little room and of course the bed. As many as forty people have been here at one time. Behind this library or music room, or whatever you want to call it, is the kitchen, a narrow chamber with a gas stove, a water heater, and a sink.

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