Can You Forgive Her? - Anthony Trollope

Can You Forgive Her?

By Anthony Trollope

  • Release Date: 1882-01-01
  • Genre: Classics
Score: 4.5
From 41 Ratings


"Can You Forgive Her?" traces the fortunes of three very different women in an exploration of whether social obligations and personal happiness can ever coincide. Alice Vavasor cannot decide whether to marry her ambitious but violent cousin George or the upright and gentlemanly John Grey - and finds herself accepting and rejecting each of them in turn. Increasingly confused about her own feelings and unable to forgive herself for such vacillation, her situation is contrasted with that of her friend Lady Glencora - forced to marry the rising politician Plantagenet Palliser in order to prevent the worthless Burgo Fitzgerald from wasting her vast fortune. In asking his readers to pardon Alice for her transgression of the Victorian moral code, Trollope created a telling and wide-ranging account of the social world of his day.

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  • Can You Forgive Her

    By Jhhrn
    Despite its length and flowery language, this book was surprisingly easy to read. I loved every minute of it and can hardly wait to get started on the next one!