Results 1-3 of 27
The action fairly whips along ; invention follows invention in the most dazzling
manner ; and all is told in a direct prose , stripped , muscular . As a panoramic
novelist , Smollett has never been surpassed . Roderick Random is one of his
He is saying in effect to the reader : You believe you think logically , that one
thought follows another in orderly ... as at this rate I should just live 364 times
faster than I should write – It must follow , an ' please your worships , that the
more I ...
It is essentially a novel of the open road : we can follow Mr Wildgoose ' s itinerary
as closely as Tom Jones ' s ; and in his peregrinations he visits Gloucester , Bath ,
Bristol , the Midlands . The Spiritual Quixote is a satire not so much on ...
What people are saying - Write a review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - stillatim - LibraryThing
Remember when literary critics read books and wrote about them? No? Well, I do now. He got a few things wrong - what did these people ever see in H.G. Wells? In Meredith? That they should be put next ... Read full review
The Eighteenth Century
5 other sections not shown