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The Adventures of Tom Jones (Parts 1 and 2)

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Henry Fielding, one of the first novelists in the English language, wrote his most famous work, "The Adventures of Tom Jones," in 1749. It is a meticulously constructed picaresque novel telling the convoluted and hilarious tale of a foundling.
Paperback, 728 pages
Published September 23rd 2007 by Wildside Press (first published 1748)
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Aug 03, 2014 Vasilios Kats rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Ισως το απολαυστικοτερο μυθιστορημα που εχω διαβασει. ενα βιβλιο γεματο αισιοδοξα μηνυματα,με τη γραφη του Φιλντινγκ να σε εντυπωσιαζει καθε λεπτο. Το χιουμορ και μια ελαφρια ειρωνεια για τα ηθη και τα εθιμα της εποχης εκεινης , μου εκανε ακομη πιο ευχαριστη την ιστορια του πρωταγωνιστη Τομ.Θα μπορουσε καποιος,λογω του αισιου τελους,να το χαρακτηρισει σαν ενα ομρφο παραμυθι. ομως καθε αλλο παρα παραμυθι ειναι. οι πρωταγωνιστες του βιβλιου κινουνται ακρως ρεαλιστικα χωρις καμια δοση παραδοξου και ...more
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Εξαιρετική γραφή και απολαυστικότατο διάβασμα!
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Probably one of the best book i've read.
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Apr 12, 2013 Chuck Heikkinen rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Please refer to my brief review following Volume 2.
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I have read this book in a week over the summer, and it was horrible! I hated every single part in it and I suggest that you don't buy this book.......
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Great historical novel
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Henry Fielding was born in Somerset in 1707. The son of an army lieutenant and a judge's daughter, he was educated at Eton School and the University of Leiden before returning to England where he wrote a series of farces, operas and light comedies.

Fielding formed his own company and was running the Little Theatre, Haymarket, when one of his satirical plays began to upset the government. The passin
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