The Adventures of Roderick Random (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)eBook - 2011
Roderick "Rory" Random, shunned by his family, goes almost everywhere trying to earn his status as a gentleman. After an abusive education, he embarks on a global series of misadventures, many involving wealthy women. Random's Royal Navy experiences are based on those of the author, who practically invented the English "picaresque novel" in this 1748 romp.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Barnes & Noble, 2011.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (498 p.)