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The Adventures of Count Fathom by Tobias Smollett, Fiction, Literary - Tobias Smollett

The Adventures of Count Fathom by Tobias Smollett, Fiction, Literary

Paperback Published: 1st September 2003
ISBN: 9781592243679
Number Of Pages: 560

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'. . . There are, besides, true Smollett strokes in the scenes in the prison from which Melvil rescues Fathom, and there is a good deal of the satirical Smollett fun in the description of Fathom's ups and downs, first as the petted beau, and then as the fashionable doctor. In chronicling the latter meteoric career, Smollett had already observed the peculiarity of his countrymen which Thackeray was fond of harping on in the next century -- "the maxim which universally prevails among the English people . . . to overlook, . . . on their return to the metropolis, all the connections they may have chanced to acquire during their residence at any of the medical wells.. . . .'

ISBN: 9781592243679
ISBN-10: 1592243673
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 560
Published: 1st September 2003
Publisher: Wildside Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 0.81

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