Sterne's utterly original novel - the meandering, maddening 'autobiography' of one of literature's oldest comic characters. Doomed to become the 'sport of fortune' by an interruption at the crucial moment of conception, Tristram Shandy's life lurches from one mishap to another: his nose crushed by the doctor's forceps during birth, christened with the wrong name, an unfortunate incident involving a slamming sash window...
Discover the anti-autobiography of the hilarious Tristram Shandy. WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY TOM MCCARTHY 'Tristram Shandy is one of the funniest novels in the English language.
It's also one of the first great experimental literary works' Independent