The History of Tom Jones ( A Foundling ) [NOOK Book]

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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, often known simply as Tom Jones, is a comic novel by the English playwright and novelist Henry Fielding. The novel is both a Bildungsroman and Picaresque novel. First published on 28 February 1749, Tom Jones is among the earliest English prose works describable as a novel. The novel, totaling 346,747 words, is divided into 18 smaller books, each preceded by a discursive chapter, often on topics totally unrelated to the book itself. It is ...
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The History of Tom Jones ( A Foundling )

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Overview

The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, often known simply as Tom Jones, is a comic novel by the English playwright and novelist Henry Fielding. The novel is both a Bildungsroman and Picaresque novel. First published on 28 February 1749, Tom Jones is among the earliest English prose works describable as a novel. The novel, totaling 346,747 words, is divided into 18 smaller books, each preceded by a discursive chapter, often on topics totally unrelated to the book itself. It is dedicated to George Lyttleton.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940149409952
  • Publisher: Randall Sanders Publishing Co.
  • Publication date: 5/16/2014
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 925,748
  • File size: 751 KB

Meet the Author

Henry Fielding
(22 April 1707 – 8 October 1754)

was an English novelist and dramatist known for his rich earthy humour and satirical prowess, and as the author of the novel Tom Jones.
Aside from his literary achievements, he has a significant place in the history of law-enforcement, having founded (with his half-brother John) what some have called London's first police force, the Bow Street Runners, using his authority as a magistrate. His younger sister, Sarah, also became a successful writer.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2015

    Gavin

    "Guess not." *runs back*

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    Posted March 30, 2015

    Amari

    Looks at him. "Nah. Im good." Disapears and appears beside him.

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    Posted March 30, 2015

    Ace

    "Let's get back to camp." *He walked away from amari biting his lip. (Goes to plato)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2015

    No earthborn

    Dead.

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