The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane
Alain-Rene Lesage (Author) and Tobias Smollett (Translator)
Page count: 903 pages
File size: 988 KB
The picaresque novel was an entertaining take on satire that came to prominence in early modern and Enlightenment-era Europe. Tales in this genre often features a dashing protagonist of humble origins who relies on his wit to make his way in life. To many critics, The Adventures of Gil Blas of Santillane represents the very pinnacle of the picaresque novel genre. Dive into this hilariously rollicking account and find out why!