The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle by Tobias Smollett

"The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle" is a picaresque novel that follows the life of the titular character, a young man of wealth and status, who is known for his mischievous behavior and adventures. The novel is a satirical commentary on 18th-century British society, showcasing the protagonist's encounters with various characters, from nobility to the impoverished. Despite his numerous escapades and romantic entanglements, Peregrine's life takes a turn when he loses his fortune, leading to his imprisonment and eventual redemption.

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