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The adventures of David Simple : containing an account of his travels through the cities of London and Westminster, in the search of a real friend ; and, the adventures of David Simple, volume the last : in which his history is concluded

Author: Sarah Fielding; Peter Sabor
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1998.
Series: Eighteenth-century novels by women.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A two-volume reprint--restoring original text-- of an 18th century novel on the pitfalls of friendship. The hero, David Simple, is a man repeatedly deceived by people to whom he became attached. In the first volume he is cheated of his fortune, but regains it, in the second he loses it for good.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fiction
Adventure fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fielding, Sarah, 1710-1768.
Adventures of David Simple.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1998
(OCoLC)605435364
Online version:
Fielding, Sarah, 1710-1768.
Adventures of David Simple.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©1998
(OCoLC)607921177
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Fielding; Peter Sabor
ISBN: 0813120551 9780813120553 0813109450 9780813109459
OCLC Number: 38130601
Description: xli, 399 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Eighteenth-century novels by women.
Other Titles: Adventures of David Simple, volume the last.
Adventures of David Simple ; Adventures of David Simple, volume the last
Responsibility: Sarah Fielding ; Peter Sabor, editor.

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Acclaimed as an accurate portrait of mid-18th-century London, ""The Adventures of David Simple"" sets forth some provactive feminist ideas. Also included here is Fielding's much darker sequel,  Read more...

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-Will undoubtedly spur even more work by scholars and students of the early novel.- -- Year's Work in English Studies -This important edition reproduces for the first time since its original Read more...

 
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