Laurence Sterne





Laurence Sterne


Born
in Clonmel, Ireland
November 24, 1713

Died
March 18, 1768

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Laurence Sterne was an Irish-born English novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He is best known for his novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy; but he also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local politics. Sterne died in London after years of fighting consumption (tuberculosis).

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A Sentimental Journey

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Tristram Shandy and A Senti...

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Complete Works of Laurence ...

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Selected Prose and Letters....

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More books by Laurence Sterne…
“What a large volume of adventures may be grasped within the span of his little life by him who interests his heart in everything.”
Laurence Sterne

“Respect for ourselves guides our morals; respect for others guides our manners”
Laurence Sterne

“I begin with writing the first
sentence—and trusting to Almighty
God for the second.”
Laurence Sterne, The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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