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Macdermots of Ballycloran

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This is the story of the Macdermots of Ballycloran the story is about the tragic demise of a landowning family. Larry Macdermot lives in a dilapidated mansion in Co. Leitrim, whose mortgage to Joe Flannelly he cannot keep up. Enmity between the Macdermot and Flannelly families is sharpened by son Thady's having declined to marry Joe Flannelly's daughter, Sally. Macdermot's daughter, Feemy, is herself seduced by the locally hated English police officer, Captain Myles Ussher. This was Trollope's first published novel, which he began in September 1843 and completed by June 1845. However, it was not published until 1847.

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E text prepared by Delphine Lettau and Joseph E. Loewenstein, M.D.

THE MACDERMOTS OF BALLYCLORAN.

by

ANTHONY TROLLOPE,

Author of "Dr. Thorne," "Orley Farm," "Miss Mackenzie," "Can You Forgive Her?" Etc.

Fourth Edition.

London: Chapman & Hall, 193, Piccadilly. 1866.

CONTENTS

I. BALLYCLORAN HOUSE AS FIRST SEEN BY THE AUTHOR II. THE MACDERMOT FAMILY III. THE TENANTRY OF BALLYCLORAN IV. MYLES USSHER V. FATHER JOHN VI. THE BROTHER AND SISTER VII. THE PRIEST'S DINNER PARTY VIII. MISS MACDERMOT AT HOME IX. MOHILL X. MR. KEEGAN XI. PAT BRADY XII. THE WEDDING XIII. HOW THE WEDDING PARTY WAS CONCLUDED XIV. DENIS McGOVERY'S TIDINGS XV. THE McKEONS XVI. PROMOTION XVII. SPORT IN THE WEST XVIII. HOW PAT BRADY AND JOE REYNOLDS WERE ELOQUENT IN VAIN XIX. THE RACES XX. HOW CAPTAIN USSHER SUCCEEDED XXI. THE CORONER'S INQUEST XXII. THE ESCAPE XXIII. AUGHACASHEL XXIV. THE SECOND ESCAPE XXV. RETROSPECTIVE XXVI... Continue reading book >>


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