The Adventures of Roderick Random

The Adventures of Roderick Random

by Tobias Smollett
     
 

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The novel is set in the 1730s and 1740s and tells the life story (in the first person) of Roderick "Rory" Random, who was born to a Scottish gentleman and a lower-class woman and is thus shunned by his father's family. The naive Random then embarks on a series of adventures and misadventures, visiting inter alia: London, Bath, France, the West Indies, West Africa and

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The novel is set in the 1730s and 1740s and tells the life story (in the first person) of Roderick "Rory" Random, who was born to a Scottish gentleman and a lower-class woman and is thus shunned by his father's family. The naive Random then embarks on a series of adventures and misadventures, visiting inter alia: London, Bath, France, the West Indies, West Africa and South America. With little money to support himself, he encounters malice, discrimination and con men at every turn.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013391062
Publisher:
Robin Michell
Publication date:
09/19/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
418 KB

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