Castle Rackrent: An Hibernian Tale. Taken from Facts, and from the Manners of the Irish Squires, Before the Year 1782

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J. Johnson, 1804 - 214 pages
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User Review  - tess_schoolmarm - LibraryThing

This was a novella of 89 pages about the Rackrents as told by Sir Condy's loyal servant, Thad or "Old Thady." This is hailed as the first British novel. I found the narrator to be unreliable and babbling. I found the the story boring and plotless. Read full review

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User Review  - LisaMorr - LibraryThing

Published in 1800, Castle Rackrent is described in the introduction as one of the most famous unread novels in English. Also from the introduction, 'combining the subtle wit of the French tale, the ... Read full review

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