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The Adventures of Roderick Random
     

The Adventures of Roderick Random

by Tobias Smollett
 

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A tale of adventure and romance, it is written with great humour and panache. The memorable scenes on board ship, which provide an invaluable picture of the British sailor of the day, are drawn from Smollett's personal experience as a surgeon's mate in the navy.

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A tale of adventure and romance, it is written with great humour and panache. The memorable scenes on board ship, which provide an invaluable picture of the British sailor of the day, are drawn from Smollett's personal experience as a surgeon's mate in the navy.

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School Library Journal
Gr 8 Up-Trollope's tale about Lily Dale, and her love for the calculating Adolphus Crosbie.
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"This is a wonderful and important novel and its present editor who provides us with a very fine introduction is one of the great authorities on the period and author."—Gerald J. Butler, San Diego State Univ.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781406564211
Publisher:
Dodo Press
Publication date:
02/08/2008
Pages:
448
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Tobias Smollett (1721-1771) was a Scottish author, best known for his picaresque novels.

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