The sot-weed factor

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Panther, Jan 1, 1976 - Fiction - 795 pages
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User Review  - mrgan - LibraryThing

Where to begin describing—let alone commenting on—this postmodern take on the 18th-century farce novel. It is, on its surface, an old-fashioned tale of an overeducated young man's travels and ... Read full review

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User Review  - ternary - LibraryThing

Outlandish. Uproariously funny. Very clever. Duplicity to the point where the reader doubts even her own identity, shameless coincidences of familial relationship, and an absurd, tangled skein of ... Read full review

Contents

THE MOMENTOUS WAGER
13
Ebenezers First Sojourn in London
36
Ebenezer Commences His Second Sojourn
50
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John Barth taught for many years in the writing program at Johns Hopkins University, and he lives in Chestertown, Maryland.

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