Published August 1997
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Written in English
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Each book is specially crafted after reading complete book in less than 30 pages. One who wants to get joy of book reading especially in very less time can go for it. About The Book Jonathan Wild," /5(5). Jonathan Wild, (born c. , Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, Eng.—died , London), master English criminal of early 18th-century London, leader of thieves and highwaymen, extortionist, and . Jonathan Wild has been prepared by nature to be a “great man.” His ancestors were all men of greatness, many of them hanged for thievery or treason. Those who escaped were simply shrewder . The true and genuine account of the life and actions of the late Jonathan Wild / by Daniel Defoe. Series Title: Penguin classics. Other Titles: Life of Mr. Jonathan Wild the great True and genuine account of .
By the author of Tom Jones, this novel's protagonist is the spectacularly corrupt Jonathan Wild who is willing to commit any sculduggery to advance his career. Fielding worked as a magistrate in Gin Lane . Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fielding, Henry, Jonathan Wild. Harmondsworth: Penguin, (OCoLC) INTRODUCTION Jonathan Wild, born about and executed at Tyburn in , was one of the most notorious criminals of his age. His resemblance to the hero in Fielding's satire of the same name is . The real-life Jonathan Wild, gangland godfather and self-styled 'Thief-taker General', controlled much of the London underworld until he was executed for his crimes in Even during his lifetime his /5(2).
Jonathan Wild Jonathan Wild, a descendant of many men hanged for thievery and treason. He becomes a notorious criminal, beginning as a pickpocket while still a schoolboy. Jonathan Wild was a real organizer of a group of thieves (i.e., prigs), but Fielding invented considerable portions of this novel. Enraged by the acclaim given to dishones but "great" men (that is, /5(2). Read the full-text online edition of The History of the Life of the Late an Wild the Great: And a Journey from This World to the Next, Etc (). Home» Browse» Books» Book details, The History . Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Jonathan Wild by Henry Fielding, , Penguin Books edition, in English Pages: