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Fans of Anthony Trollope have voted Barchester Towers their favourite novel.

Barchester Towers was championed by British actress Susan Hampshire, who played La Signora Madeline Vesey Neroni in the well-remembered 1982 television dramatisation of The Barchester Chronicles.

Over 1,300 votes were received from 29 countries. The greatest number of votes came from the UK and USA, but fans also joined in from Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh, St. Petersburg and Bethlehem. Barchester Towers received 26% of the votes, followed by The Way We Live Now at 15% and The Small House at Allington at 12%.

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