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The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

By Laurence Sterne

As Tristram's Shandy narrates his life story, he is unable to explain anything simply. He must make explanatory diversions to add context and colour to his tale. Throughout his memoir, Tristram as narrator finds himself discoursing at length on sexual practices, insults, the influence of one's name, and noses, as well as explorations of obstetrics, siege warfare, and philosophy as he struggles to marshal his material and finish the story of his life.

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  • ISBN: 9781772263206
  • Dimensions: 6.0 x 9.0
  • Page count: 472
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The Author

Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne (24 November 1713 – 18 March 1768) was an Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He wrote the novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy, and also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local politics. Sterne died in London after years of fighting consumption.