Tom Jones

By Fielding, Henry, Battestin, Martin C. (Introduction by), Bowers, Fredson (Edited by)

Tom, a foundling, is discovered one evening by the benevolent Squire Allworthy and his sister Bridget and brought up as a son in their household; when his sexual escapades and general misbehavior lead them to banish him, he sets out in search of both his fortune and his true identity. Amorous, high-spirited, and filled with what Fielding called the glorious lust of doing good, but with a tendency toward dissolution, Tom Jones is one of the first characters in English fiction whose human virtues and vices are realistically depicted. This edition is set from the text of the Wesleyan Edition of the Works of Henry Fielding.
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Fielding, Henry

Battestin, Martin C. Introduction by

Bowers, Fredson Edited by

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Publisher : Modern Library
Publication Date : Jul 18, 2012
ISBN-13 : 9780307824158