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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

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Author: Henry Fielding
Published: 1749
Language: English
Wordcount: 352,478 / 982 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.4
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 11,821 2581

he folly of Fitzpatrick.

* Chapter vii -- In which are concluded the adventures that happened at the inn at Upton.

* Chapter viii -- In which the history goes backward.

* Chapter ix -- The escape of Sophia.


* Chapter i -- A crust for the critics.

* Chapter ii -- The adventures which Sophia met with after her leaving Upton.

* Chapter iii -- A very short chapter, in which however is a sun, a moon, a star, and an angel.

* Chapter iv -- The history of Mrs Fitzpatrick.

* Chapter v -- In which the history of Mrs Fitzpatrick is continued.

* Chapter vi -- In which the mistake of the landlord throws Sophia into a dreadful consternation.

* Chapter vii -- In which Mrs Fitzpatrick concludes her history.

* Chapter viii -- A dreadful alarm in the inn, with the arrival of an unexpected friend of Mrs Fitzpatrick.

* Chapter ix -- The morning introduced in some pretty writing. A stagecoach. The civ

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 4 from 3 reviews: ****

A very interesting novel having a fantastic storyline. A great experience.


Sometimes called the first novel in the English language.

So interesting, I dare you to read it.

john lambert

A good read. Brings the 18th century to life in the same way that Dickens does the 19th century. Characters are diverse with most aspects of human frailty.



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