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TOBIAS SMOLLETT

  • Author: Jeremy Lewis
  • Catalogue No: 6451
  • Rating:
    • Suitable for all
  • Geographical Restrictions: None
  • Publisher: Cape

Synopsis

The writer Tobias Smollett served as a ship's surgeon; suffered from prejudice as a Scotsman in London; was imprisoned for libel, yet still became a central figure in London literary life in the eighteenth century. This biography explores the various threads of his life to show us the talent that is frequently forgotten.