The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling

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      “The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling” is a novel written by the English author Henry Fielding. It was first published in 1749 and is considered one of the earliest examples of the English novel. The novel is known for its comedic and picaresque style, as well as its exploration of the social and moral issues of its time.


      “The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling” is significant in the history of the novel for its realistic characters, intricate plot, and its departure from the more formal and didactic literature of its era.

      The plot follows the life and adventures of Tom Jones, a foundling discovered as an infant in the bed of a wealthy landowner. Raised by a kind and generous squire, Tom grows up with a strong sense of morality and a lively, good-natured personality. The story revolves around Tom’s romantic escapades, social interactions, and the challenges he faces as he navigates 18th-century English society.

      Fielding’s novel is often considered a classic and is notable for its humor, wit, and satirical commentary on the manners and morals of the time. It also addresses themes such as love, virtue, class, and the complexities of human nature. The author employs a narrator who provides commentary and engages with the reader, adding to the novel’s distinctive style.

      “The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling” remains a celebrated work and is studied for its contributions to the development of the novel as a literary form.

      Numbered eBooks: 314

      Number of Unique Covers: 115

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      Tom Jones

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      Series : Banned Book-A-Day

      First Publication Date : 1749

      Author : Henry Fielding

      Genres: British Literature, Classics, Fiction, Literature, Novel

      Language : English

      Word Count : 350,000

      Format : DEA (Decentralized Encrypted Asset)

      Read On : eReader dApp

      Cover Art : Includes 4K hi-resolution book cover

      Cardano Retail Price : 249 ADA

      Cardano Discount Price : 99 ADA, for wallet holding Candide

      Purchase Limit: 2

      Cardano Policy ID : a629d76d892382855ea0bf71bec5ea964a4c274cc5a2aef402dc5bc3

      Author Info

      Henry Fielding

      Henry Fielding (1707–1754) was an English novelist and playwright best known for his contributions to the development of the novel as a literary form during the 18th century.
      Henry Fielding is often credited with writing one of the first full-length novels in the English language. His most famous novel is "The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling," published in 1749. The novel is a picaresque narrative that satirizes the social and moral issues of the time.
      Despite his relatively short life, hi… Read More

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