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Published by Dent in London .
Written in English

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Translation of: L"histoire de Gil Blas de Santillan.

StatementAlain René Le Sage. Vol.2.
SeriesEveryman"s library -- 438
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22606711M

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THE ADVENTURES OF GIL BLAS OF SANTILLANE By Alain-René Lesage Translated from the French By Tobias Smollett Published by the Ex-classics Project, Adventures of Gil Blas rare book for sale. This by Alain Rene LE SAGE is available at Bauman Rare Books. Tobias Smollett, in the preface to his first novel, The Adventures of Roderick Random (), acknowledges the influence of Alain René Le Sage's L'Histoire de Gil Blas de Santillane ( in four volumes) on his work. By far the most successful of "useful and entertaining" romances, Smollett writes, Gil Blas describes "the knavery and foibles of life, with infinite humour and sagacity.". Blas of Santillane retires from the wars and marries a chambermaid no longer young. After the birth of Gil, the parents settle in Oviedo, where the father becomes a minor squire and the mother.

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