The Life And Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

Product Number: EB00677680
Released: Jul 13, 2016
Business Term: 1 Year
ISBN: #9781627938921
Publisher: Start Classics
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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 not even reach Tristram's own birth until Volume III. Most of the action is concerned with domestic upsets or comic misunderstandings, which find humour in the opposing temperaments. In between such events, Tristram as narrator finds himself discoursing at length on sexual practices, insults, the influence of one's name, noses, as well as explorations of obstetrics, siege warfare and philosophy, as he struggles to marshall his material and finish the story of his life.

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Author(s): Laurence Sterne
Original Publish Date: Dec 01, 2013

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Author(s): Laurence Sterne
Narrator(s): John Keating
Genre: Classics
Product Number C04467
Released: Nov 01, 2016
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ISBN: #9781501929588
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Author(s): Laurence Sterne
Narrator(s): John Keating
Genre: Classics
Product Number Z12479
Released: Nov 01, 2016
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ISBN: #9781501929489
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Author(s): Laurence Sterne
Product Number EB00162459
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Modern Library
ISBN: #9780307432384
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Author(s): Laurence Sterne
Genre: Classics
Product Number EB00240451
Released: Mar 21, 2014
Business Term: 26 Circ
ISBN: #9781443426589

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