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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman - Laurence Sterne
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
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This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B0082RZPWG
Publisher: Public Domain
Edition language: English
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Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog
Arbie's Unoriginally Titled Book Blog rated it
2.0 The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Laurence Sterne
So...this book is one giant joke constructed of smaller jokes and it takes the mick out of nigh on everything; novels, novelists, travel, travel writers, army officers, doctors, clergymen, amours, marriage, you name it, and not least readers. Considered by some to be the first Modernist novel, app...
The English Student
The English Student rated it
2.0 The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman - Laurence Sterne
Whatever I was expecting when this turned up on my university reading list, it wasn't this. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, published (unbelievably, for reasons that shall become clear in a moment) in 1759, is a novel (perhaps) following the perenially unlucky, not to say ridi...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
2.0 The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (Penguin Classics)
There’s nothing quite like this in all the books I’ve read. Although in its erudition and exuberance and experimentation and bawdiness and its massive digressions it reminds me in some ways of Melville’s Moby Dick, in other ways of Lewis Carroll’s Alice books, and in other ways of Joyce’s Ulysses. ...
Reading Adler's List
Reading Adler's List rated it
3.0
Tell me, ye learned, shall we for ever be adding so much to the bulk- so little to the stock? Shall we for ever make new books, as apothecaries make new mixtures, by pouring only out of one vessel into another?Are we for ever twisting, and untwisting the same rope? for ever in the same track- for ...
Rowena's Reviews
Rowena's Reviews rated it
0.0
Own it. Have tried reading it three times so far but haven't been able to get past the first chapter:(
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