Amelia by Henry Fielding

"Amelia" is a novel that explores themes of marriage, fidelity, and societal expectations in 18th century England. The story revolves around a virtuous and beautiful woman, Amelia, and her husband who, despite his love for her, is easily led astray by bad company and his own weak character. The narrative provides a detailed picture of everyday life in London, along with a critique of social and legal institutions of the time.

The 4170th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 96

Since this book was first published in 1751, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 96.0.

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