The history of Tom Jones, a foundling

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Drama and Intrigue in this Classic Novel by Henry Fielding "It is much easier to make good men wise, than to make bad men good." ? Henry Fielding, The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling Tom Jones is a comic novel by Henry Fielding. Tom Jones is one of the earliest novels in the English language and tells the story of a child raised by a wealthy Squire. When Tom grows up, he falls in love with a young girl, but it isn't until his true parentage is revealed that they are able to find happiness. This Xist Classics edition has been professionally formatted for e-readers with a linked table of contents. This eBook also contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you'll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can't wait to hear what you have to say about it.Xist Publishing is a digital-first publisher. Xist Publishing creates books for the touchscreen generation and is dedicated to helping everyone develop a lifetime love of reading, no matter what form it takes
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The history of Tom Jones, a foundling / Henry Fielding ; edited by Fredson Bowers ; introduction and notes by Martin C. Battestin
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The history of Tom Jones, a foundling. Illustrated by Lawrence Beall Smith
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