На состоявшемся во вторник аукционе она была продана за $171 000 (это более чем в два раза превышает первоначальную ставку). Книга была выставлена на аукцион Кристи (Christie) как раз к 150-летнему юбилею написания этой работы.
Anthony Trollope (1815-1882) was an English novelist of the Victorian era. Among his best-known works is a series of novels collectively known as the Chronicles of Barsetshire, which revolves around the imaginary county of Barsetshire. "An Eye for an Eye" is one of five novels which Trollope set mainly in Ireland although much of the story takes place at Scroope Manor in Dorsetshire. Fred Neville, a young officer in the Hussars, is a heir to an earldom, but before taking up his responsibilities he decides to enjoy a year of adventure in Ireland where his regiment is posted.