Books: Wheels Within Wheels

ORLEY FARM (729 pp.) — Anthony Trollope—Knopf ($5).

"Most of those among my friends who ... are competent to form an opinion say that this is the best I have written," said Anthony Trollope of his eleventh novel. "The plot is probably the best I have ever made ... I do not know that there is a dull page in the book. I am fond of Orley Farm."

Publisher Knopf has been fond enough himself of Orley Farm to put it first on the list of Trollope's works with which he plans to continue the current Trollope revival. Readers should not, as Trollope...

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