The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle by Tobias Smollett

The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle by Tobias Smollett

by Tobias Smollett

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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.

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
File size: 2 MB

About 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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