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Tobias Smollett: Scotland's Best Novelist

George Orwell

Tobias Smollett: Scotland's Best Novelist, 1944 [L.m./F.s.: 2015-09-24 / 0.16 KiB]
‘Smollett is a picaresque novelist, a writer of long, formless tales full of farcical and improbable adventures. He derives to some extent from Cervantes whom he translated into English and whom he also plagiarized in Sir Lancelot Greaves. Inevitably a great deal that he wrote is no longer worth reading, even including, perhaps, his most-praised book, Humphrey Clinker...’

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