By: Fielding, Henry
London, James Cochrane and Co: 1832
Edition: 1st Thus
Seller ID: 004377
Condition: Near Fine
The History of the Adventures of Joseph Andrews, and of His Friend Mr. Abraham Adams is the full title of this work. The novel has often been called the first realistic novel of English Literature. Henry Fielding (author of Tom Jones) turned aside from the episodic sentimental writing of his age to give an honest picture of the manners and customs of his time and to satirize the foibles and vanities of human nature. This novel is in the form of a comic epic and the time of the plot is the early eighteenth century in England. This copy is in near fine condition and it is bound in half-leather o... View More...