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A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy free pdf This autobiographical acount by Sterne of his amorous progress through France and Northern Italy is surely one of the most delightful books ever written. Composed as he lay dying of tuberculosis, the book nonetheless encaptures the author's renowned zest for life as well as the libertine spirit of the age in which he lived. The journey down through France to Northern Italy is the perfect vehicle for an excursion into the nature of human sensibility, and from the moment that this cultured Anglo-Irish cleric sets foot in Calais, the reader is treated to a seies of exquisite encounters with the fairer sex. Rarely has an author transmitted so well his understanding of the psychological complexity of women, or the pleasure he takes in their company. Engaging, perceptive and witty, this is a book which cannot fail to leave an imprint on the imagination.

About Laurence Sterne

Laurence Sterne (1713-1768) was an Anglo-Irish novelist and an Anglican clergyman. He is best known for his novels The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman, and A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy- but he also published many sermons, wrote memoirs, and was involved in local politics. Sterne died in London after years of fighting consumption.

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Author : Laurence Sterne
Publisher : Createspace
Data Published : 30 December 2013
ISBN : 1494838931
EAN : 9781494838935
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 86 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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