The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy

The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy

by Laurence Sterne
     
 

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Laurence Sterne's great masterpiece of bawdy humour and rich satire defies any attempt to categorize it. Part novel, part digression, its gloriously disordered narrative interweaves the birth and life of the unfortunate "hero" Tristram Shandy, the eccentric philosophy of his father Walter, the amours and military obsessions of Uncle Toby, and a host of other…  See more details below

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Laurence Sterne's great masterpiece of bawdy humour and rich satire defies any attempt to categorize it. Part novel, part digression, its gloriously disordered narrative interweaves the birth and life of the unfortunate "hero" Tristram Shandy, the eccentric philosophy of his father Walter, the amours and military obsessions of Uncle Toby, and a host of other characters, including Dr. Slop, Corporal Trim and the parson Yorick. A joyful celebration of the endless possibilities of the art of fiction, Tristram Shandy is also a wry demonstration of its limitations.

includes unique illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781522933243
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
12/26/2015
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
785,771
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.79(d)

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