The Prime Minister


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The Prime Minister is the fifth in Trollope's series of six Palliser novels. With Phineas' difficulties resolved, Trollope introduces new characters. A respectable young girl forsakes the man her family had always intended her to marry when she falls in love with a man of foreign extraction and an unknown family. He has a gentleman's education and manners, but his family background and financial means are mysterious. Is he really a gentleman? Meanwhile, Plantagenet Palliser becomes Prime Minister of a shaky coalition government, and Glencora and Madame Goessler are busy with the ensuing social obligations. (Summary by Karen Merline)

The other Palliser can be found at -

1 - Can You Forgive Her?
2 - Phineas Finn, the Irish Member
3 - The Eustace Diamonds
4 - Phineus Redux
5 - The Prime Minister
6 - The Duke’s Children

(28 hr 28 min)

Chapters

Ch 01: Ferdinand Lopez 20:44 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 02: Everett Wharton 16:12 Read by Mack
Ch 03: Mr. Abel Wharton, Q.C. 26:39 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 04: Mrs. Roby 12:07 Read by Diana Majlinger
Ch 05: "No One Knows Anything About Him" 15:42 Read by Tina Franklin
Ch 06: An Old Friend Goes to Windsor 22:52 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 07: Another Old Friend 17:39 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 08: The Beginning of a New Career 19:31 Read by Tina Franklin
Ch 09: Mrs. Dick's Dinner Party.--No. I 24:22 Read by HurstPP
Ch 10: Mrs. Dick's Dinner Party.--No. II 22:06 Read by HurstPP
Ch 11: Carlton Terrace 30:43 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 12: The Gathering of Clouds 16:42 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 13: Mr. Wharton Complains 26:21 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 14: A Lover's Perseverance 19:05 Read by Jacquerie
Ch 15: Arthur Fletcher 23:07 Read by Jacquerie
Ch 16: Never Run Away! 21:43 Read by Jacquerie
Ch 17: Good-Bye 14:10 Read by Jacquerie
Ch 18: The Duke of Omnium Thinks of Himself 27:01 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 19: Vulgarity 21:09 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 20: Sir Orlando's Policy 25:18 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 21: The Duchess's New Swan 13:39 Read by Diana Majlinger
Ch 22: St. James's Park 32:54 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 23: Surrender 21:46 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 24: The Marriage 17:28 Read by Lee Ann Howlett
Ch 25: The Beginning of the Honeymoon 20:18 Read by Lee Ann Howlett
Ch 26: The End of the Honeymoon 17:59 Read by Lee Ann Howlett
Ch 27: The Duke's Misery 32:32 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 28: The Duchess Is Much Troubled 14:16 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 29: The Two Candidates for Silverbridge 20:01 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 30: "Yes;--a Lie!" 20:36 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 31: "Yes;--with a Horsewhip in My Hand" 20:50 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 32: "What Business Is It of Yours?" 21:08 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 33: Showing That a Man Should Not Howl 14:28 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 34: The Silverbridge Election 33:41 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 35: Lopez Back in London 24:58 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 36: The Jolly Blackbird 14:35 Read by Lee Ann Howlett
Ch 37: The Horns 26:30 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 38: Sir Orlando Retires 21:48 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 39: "Get Round Him" 16:10 Read by HurstPP
Ch 40: "Come and Try It! 19:22 Read by HurstPP
Ch 41: The Value of a Thick Skin 13:37 Read by Lee Ann Howlett
Ch 42: Retribution 35:39 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 43: Kauri Gum 18:20 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 44: Mr. Wharton Intends to Make a New Will 18:07 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 45: Mrs. Sexty Parker 17:09 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 46: "He Wants to Get Rich Too Quick" 20:12 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 47: As for Love! 26:47 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 48: "Has He Ill-treated You?" 17:26 Read by Lee Ann Howlett
Ch 49: "Where Is Guatemala?" 18:03 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 50: Mr. Slide's Revenge 23:16 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 51: Coddling the Prime Minister 24:29 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 52: "I Can Sleep Here To-night, I Suppose?" 21:30 Read by HurstPP
Ch 53: Mr. Hartletop 19:25 Read by HurstPP
Ch 54: Lizzie 27:17 Read by HurstPP
Ch 55: Mrs. Parker's Sorrows 21:26 Read by Frank Adams
Ch 56: What the Duchess Thought of Her Husband 23:03 Read by HurstPP
Ch 57: The Explanation 23:10 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 58: "Quite Settled" 21:54 Read by HurstPP
Ch 59: "The First and the Last" 15:00 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 60: The Tenway Junction (3956 words) 25:21 Read by Jacquerie
Ch 61: The Widow and Her Friends 23:37 Read by Jacquerie
Ch 62: Phineas Finn Has a Book to Read 20:46 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 63: The Duchess and Her Friend 19:22 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 64: The New K.G. 22:05 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 65: "There Must Be Time" 14:11 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 66: The End of the Session 21:44 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 67: Mrs. Lopez Prepares to Move 19:11 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 68: The Prime Minister's Political Creed 24:46 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 69: Mrs. Parker's Fate (2405 words) 12:56 Read by Jersey City Frankie
Ch 70: At Wharton (4618 words) 26:58 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 71: The Ladies at Longbarns Doubt 15:52 Read by Lee Ann Howlett
Ch 72: "He Thinks That Our Days Are Numbered" 33:44 Read by Philippa
Ch 73: Only the Duke of Omnium 23:57 Read by Philippa
Ch 74: "I Am Disgraced and Shamed" 27:17 Read by Nicholas Clifford
Ch 75: The Great Wharton Alliance 23:24 Read by Jacquerie
Ch 76: Who Will It Be? 17:28 Read by Jacquerie
Ch 78: The New Ministry 21:34 Read by Jacquerie
Ch 77: The Duchess in Manchester Square 16:45 Read by Jacquerie
Ch 79: The Wharton Wedding 28:30 Read by Jacquerie
Ch 80: The Last Meeting at Matching 14:38 Read by Jacquerie