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Anthony Trollope: The Way We Live Now (Paperback, 2005, Barnes & Noble Classics) 4 stars

From a review of the Anthony Trollope canon in The Economist (2020/04/08 edition): “The Way …

It may be well doubted whether upon the whole the telegraph has not added more to the annoyances than to the comforts of life, and whether the gentlemen who spent all the public money without authority ought not to have been punished with special severity in that they had injured humanity, rather than pardoned because of the good they had produced. Who is benefited by telegrams? The newspapers are robbed of all their old interest, and the very soul of intrigue is destroyed.

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