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Macdermots of Ballycloran

Anthony Trollope (1815-1882)

1. Ballycloran House as First Seen by the Author
2. The Macdermot Family
3. The Tenantry of Ballycloran
4. Myles Ussher
5. Father John Part 1
6. Father John Part 2
7. Brother and Sister Part 1
8. Brother and Sister Part 2
9. The Priest's Dinner Party
10. Miss Macdermot at Home
11. Mohill
12. Mr Keegan Part 1
13. Mr Keegan Part 2
14. Pat Brady
15. The Wedding Part 1
16. The Wedding Part 2
17. How the Wedding Party was Concluded Part 1
18. How the Wedding Party was Concluded Part 2
19. Denis M'Govery's Tidings
20. The M'Keons Part 1
21. The M'Keons Part 2
22. Promotion
23. Sport in the West
24. How Pat Brady and Joe Reynolds were Eloquent in Vain
25. The Races Part 1
26. The Races Part 2
27. How Captain Ussher Succeeded
28. The Coroner's Inquest
29. The Escape
30. Aughacashel
31. The Second Escape
32. Retrospective
33. The Duel
34. Feemy Returns to Ballycloran Part 1
35. Feemy Returns to Ballycloran Part 2
36. Assizes at Carrick-On-Shannon Part 1
37. Assizes at Carrick-On-Shannon Part 2
38. Thady's Trial is Commenced Part 1
39. Thady's Trial is Commenced Part 2
40. The Prisoner's Defence Part 1
41. The Prisoner's Defence Part 2
42. The Last Witness
43. The Verdict
44. The End

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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.