Classic Picaresque Novels (Golden Deer Classics)- Mark Twain, Daniel Defoe, Rudyard Kipling and more

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Summary

The picaresque novel (Spanish: "picaresca," from "pícaro," for "rogue" or "rascal") is a genre of prose fiction that depicts the adventures of a roguish hero/heroine of low social class who lives by his or her wits in a corrupt society. Picaresque novels typically adopt a realistic style, with elements of comedy and satire. This style of novel originated in 16th-century Spain and flourished throughout Europe in the 17th and 18th centuries. It continues to influence modern literature.

This Classic Picaresque Novels collection, edited by Golden Deer Classics, contains the following works :

- Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe

- The Adventures of Roderick Random by Tobias Smollett

- The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling by Henry Fielding

- The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle by Tobias Smollett

- Candide by Voltaire

- The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

- Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol

- Kim by Rudyard Kipling
Format:
E-book
Pages E-book:
4201
Languages:
English
Published:
18/02/2017
Publisher E-Book:
Oregan Publishing
ISBN E-book:
9782956006756

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