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by Alain René Le Sage, Tobias George Smollett

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Title:The adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane : translated from the French od le Sage
Authors:Alain René Le Sage
Other authors:Tobias George Smollett
Info:London : Charles Daly, [18 ?]
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Gil Blas by Alain René Le Sage (1715)

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" ... Gil Blas, and Don Quichotte which are among the best books of their class as far as I am acquainted with them." - Thomas Jefferson to Marbois, 5 Dec. 1783 [PTJ 6:373-374]
  ThomasJefferson | Jul 14, 2014 |
Un de ces livres qu'il est bon de relire après chaque invasion, après chaque trouble dans l'ordre de la morale, de la politique et du goût, pour se calmer l'humeur, pour se remettre l'esprit au point de vue et se rafraîchir le langage '. Sainte-Beuve
  PierreYvesMERCIER | Feb 19, 2012 |
A son of a stable master and a chambermaid traverses the most different social milieus at his way to the high society. Action takes place in Spain, which induced me to read this book. Later on, becoming more acquainted with France and the French literature, I understood that Lesage characterised the conditions of French political and social life.
  hbergander | Dec 12, 2011 |
From The Anatomy of Bibliomania by Holbrook Jackson.
  JamesBoswell | Oct 23, 2010 |
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