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  • Laurence Sterne's great masterpiece of bawdy humour and rich satire defies any attempt to categorize it. Part novel, part digression, its gloriously disordered narrative interweaves the birth and life of the unfortunate "hero" Tristram Shandy, the ec...


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  • I wish either my father or my mother, or indeed both of them, as they were in duty both equally bound to it, had minded what they were about when they begot me; had they duly consider'd how much depended upon what they were then doing;-that not only ...


  • When I had fished my dinner, and drank the King of France's health, to satisfy my mind that I bore him no spleen, but, on the contrary, high honour for the humanity of his temper, - I rose up an inch taller for the accommodation. - No - said I - the ...


  • Laurence Sterne's 1768 novel, "A Sentimental Journey through France and Italy," is a largely plotless. Following the wildly successful "Tristram Shandy," Sterne crafts a much smaller, but no less intense work, recounting the misadventures of Parson Y...


  • 'Love is nothing without feeling. And feeling is still less without love.'Celebrated in its own day as the progenitor of 'a school of sentimental writers', A Sentimental Journey (1768) has outlasted its many imitators because of the humour and mischi...


  • Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...


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  • This edition of "the most modern of eighteenth-century novels" reprints the text of the first edition of the volumes of Tristram Shandy as they appeared from December 1759 to January 1767, including the two illustrations by Hogarth. Obvious errors ha...






  • Ostensibly Tristram's narration of his life story, one of the central jokes of the novel is that the main character cannot explain anything simply without making explanatory diversions to add context and colour to his tale, to the extent that we do n...


  • Laurence Sterne (1713-1768) was an Irish Anglican clergyman. Stern published several novels, sermons and his memoirs. He is best-known for his novel Tristram Shandy. A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, first published in 1768, is a mixtur...


  • "I have laid a plan for something new, quite out of the beaten track." The result, A Sentimental Journey is as far from the conventional travel book as Tristram Shandy is from other novels. This volume includes the journal Sterne wrote for Eliza Drap...


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    The first four volumes of the classic 18th century comedic novel by Laurence Sterne is brought to the reader in this superb new edition.Lengthy but compelling, the tale of Tristham Shandy and his associates is made vibrant by the use of comedic devic...


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    WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY TOM MCCARTHY Doomed to become the sport of fortune' by an interruption at the crucial moment of conception, Tristram Shandy's life lurches from one mishap to another: his nose crushed by the doctor's forceps during birth, ...


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