The Unfortunate Traveller, Or the Life of Jack Wilton

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Echo Library, 2009 - Fiction - 88 pages
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Written in 1594 by the pamphleteer, poet and satirist, Thomas Nash, this edition of his picaresque novel set during Henry VIII's reign is introduced by Edmund Gosse.

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User Review  - Dreesie - LibraryThing

A proto-novel, certainly not quite a novel as we know it. Rather, this is more like a travelogue of one "Jack Wilton". Servant to an English earl who always seems to find (or to create) trouble. Kind ... Read full review

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User Review  - MartinBodek - LibraryThing

This book was thankfully quite short - and is the shortest, so far, on the 1,001 Books to Read list. I had no idea what was going on. The language was way, way too highbrow for me to grasp anything ... Read full review

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