Very Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall 0140260811 Paperback Paperback. Slight crease to corner cover. Abandoned as a baby Tom Jones is adopted by Squire Allworthy, a compassionate and wealthy widower. As he grows up, Tom's childhood affection for Sophia Western, a local landowner's daughter, deepens into love. But Sophia is intended for the malevlent Blifil who intrigues to get his rival banished. A vivid Hogarthian panorama, Tom Jones is both a romance and a comedy. It is a wryly observed satire on social convention and hypocrisy, imbued with the generous humanity of its author and his ultimate belief in human goodness. Includes full-colour photographs from the BBC dramatization. 854 pages. ( We carry a wide selection of titles in The Arts, Theology, History, Politics, Social and Physical Sciences. academic and scholarly books and Modern First Editions etc. )
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