The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy Author:Laurence Sterne Classic of English comedy. No one description will fit this strange, eccentric, endlessly complex masterpiece. It is a novel about writing a novel in which the invented world is as much infused with wit and genius as the theme of inventing it. It is a joyful celebration of the infinite possibilities of the art of fiction, and a wry demonstratio... more »n of its limitations.
Edited by Graham Petrie. Introduction by Christopher Ricks. First published 1759-67; published by Penguin in 1967; reprinted in 1970.« less