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Travels through France and Italy

After suffering the loss of his only child, 15-year-old Elizabeth, in April of 1763, Smollett left England in June of that year. Together with his wife, he traveled across France to Nice. In the autumn of the next year, he visited Genoa, Rome, Florence and other towns of Italy. After staying in Nice for the […]


Genre: Non-Fiction

The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves

The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves, a novel by Tobias Smollett, was published in 1760 in the monthly paper The British Magazine. Its first number, published in January, 1760, contained the first instalment of Smollett’s fourth novel. Sir Launcelot is an eighteenth century gentleman who rides about the country in armour, attended by […]


Genre: Fiction