Ralph the Heir

Author(s): Anthony Trollope
Genre: Classics
Original Publish Date: May 09, 2014
Product Number: EB00676101
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781609779900
Publisher: Start Classics
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This novel tells a story of crossed inheritance. One Ralph Newton, a handsome ne'er-do-well, has the expectation of the family property. His cousin (also Ralph Newton) is a wholly worthy fellow, but a bastard and may not by law inherit what his father desperately wants to bequeath him. This situation provides Trollope with the occasion for a profound analysis of moral worth and legal right. It is a novel of Trollope's maturity, featuring the darker hues and confident social criticism of his late phase together with streaks of broad comedy.

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