The Adventures Of Roderick Random

Paperback | May 1, 1996

byTobias SmollettIntroduction byDavid Blewett

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Roderick is combative, often violent, but capable of great affection and generosity. His father had been disinherited and has left Scotland leaving his son penniless. After a brief apprenticeship to a surgeon, the innocent Roderick travels to London where he encounters various rogues.

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Roderick is combative, often violent, but capable of great affection and generosity. His father had been disinherited and has left Scotland leaving his son penniless. After a brief apprenticeship to a surgeon, the innocent Roderick travels to London where he encounters various rogues.For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the le...

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Roderick Random was published in 1748 to immediate acclaim, and established Smollett among the most popular of eighteenth-century novelists. Narrated by an unheroic, apparently rudderless hero named Random, Smollett’s wildly energetic and entertaining novel is held together not least by narratorial outrage and dismay. Although Roderick...

Tobias Smollett (1721-1771) was a Scottish author, best known for his picaresque novels.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 7.8 × 5.07 × 1.17 inPublished:May 1, 1996Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group

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ISBN - 10:0140433325

ISBN - 13:9780140433326

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