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The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle by Tobias Smollett
     

The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle by Tobias Smollett

by Tobias Smollett
 
THE ADVENTURES OF PEREGRINE PICKLE is a classic 18th century picaresque novel featuring fortunes and misfortunes of the young rascal Peregrine Pickle. Through his many adventures, Pickle provides a comic and caustic portrayal of 18th century European society.

Overview

THE ADVENTURES OF PEREGRINE PICKLE is a classic 18th century picaresque novel featuring fortunes and misfortunes of the young rascal Peregrine Pickle. Through his many adventures, Pickle provides a comic and caustic portrayal of 18th century European society.

Product Details

BN ID:
2940014775304
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
06/07/2012
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
1,278,227
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Tobias Smollett (1721-1771) was a Scottish physician, writer, and poet. Born into a wealthy family, Smollett attended the University of Glasgow and became a physician. After a stint as a ship's doctor and a brief stay in Jamaica, Smollett settled in London and began to publish poetry and picaresque novels. In short order he was recognized as a leading literary figure, and his style was emulated by later writers including Charles Dickens.

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