Joseph Andrews, refuses Lady Boobyís advances, she discharges him, and Joseph - in the company of his old tutor, Parson Adams (one of the great comic figures of literature) - sets out from London to visit his sweetheart, Fanny. Along the way, the two travelers meet with a series of adventures - some hilarious, some heartstopping - in which through their own innocence and honesty they expose the hypocrisy and affectation of others. Joseph Andrews started out as a parody of Richardsonís Pamela, but soon left that purpose behind and now is regarded as the first English realistic novel.
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dissapointingUser Review - aliT - Borders
This book was not written by Jane Austen, nor could I find her name in it. It was written by Henry Fielding. Funny that Borders has Jane Austen as the author. Read full review
Review: Joseph AndrewsUser Review - Jed - Goodreads
A solid old English novel. I'm pretty sure Fielding was Dickens' granddad. It is a great predecessor to all the comic novels: at one point, the narrator says that he will get back to the main plot ... Read full review
What happened after their journey to Lon
VHX In which after some very fine writing