London Reading Group ~ Phineas Finn

The London Reading Group will be meeting to discuss Phineas Finn on Wednesday 26th July 2023 at 6.30pm. The venue is The Meeting Room, St Peter’s Eaton Square, which is a ten minute walk from Victoria station.

Phineas Finn was originally published in Saint Paul’s Magazine, October 1867 – May 1869. It was published as a two volume novel by London, Virtue and Co. in 1869.

Although not generally reckoned as the first of the Parliamentary series, as some of the characters appeared earlier in The Eustace Diamonds and Can You Forgive Her?, it is in fact the first in which the affairs of the parliamentary world are of major interest.

London Reading Group

The London Reading Group is run by the Trollope Society. Reading groups are a great way to read Trollope. With so many novels to choose from they provide an excellent reason to read the lesser well known works, as well as to reread the favourites. Each meeting is led by one of the members of the group, and everyone’s participation is welcomed. They are a friendly and relaxed way to enjoy Trollope, share your thoughts as well as find out more from other enthusiasts.

Non-members of the Society are very welcome to come to a meeting. If they enjoy it and want to come to future meetings we ask that they join the Society.

If you would like to introduce the meeting with a brief talk about the publication history, context and themes of the novel please let us know using the form below. There will follow a group discussion in which everyone’s participation is welcome.

Light refreshments (glass of wine or soft drink) will be served on arrival. Price £12.

Address: The Meeting Room, St Peters Church, Eaton Square, 119 Eaton Square, London SW1W 9AL