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Surtees, Robert Smith 1805-1864

Overview
Works: 260 works in 1,202 publications in 3 languages and 10,672 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Dictionaries  Biography  Hunting stories  Humor  Satire  Anecdotes  Quotations 
Roles: Creator
Classifications: PR5499.S4, 823.8
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Mr. Sponge's sporting tour by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
120 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The hero of this classic novel of English humor is Soapey Sponge, whose game is fox hunting and fortune hunting. With its delightful surprise ending, this humorous novel leaves a lasting impression for its comical moments and its evocative descriptions of fox hunting over open country
Jorrocks' jaunts & jollities by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
122 editions published between 1838 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 908 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Jorrocks a renowned sporting citizen" is the first character created by English comic writer Robert Smith Surtees. Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities is one of the author's most celebrated and entertaining novels. A humorous narrative of the hunting, shooting, racing, sailing, and other eccentric and extravagant" exploits of a good-natured sportsman and Cockney grocer
Mr. Facey Romford's hounds by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
71 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Facey Romford is often mistaken for a wealthy man of the same name. He decides to capitalize on the case of mistaken identity and becomes Master of Hounds of the Heavyside Hunt, taking advantage of English hunting society's gullibility and he may even get away with it
"Ask mamma"; or, The richest commoner in England by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
73 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 716 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The following story does not involve the complication of a plot. So states the preface, setting the tone for the humorous tale that follows. The Victorian novel tells of two generations of the Pringle family Mamma, or Miss Emma Willing is a seamstress whose son Fine Billy goes to enjoy romance, hunting, and courting in high society
Handley Cross : or, Mr. Jorrocks's hunt by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
94 editions published between 1843 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The adventures of John Jorrocks, an eccentric grocer turned master of fox hounds."--Ask.com
"Plain or ringlets?" by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
54 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here is another of Surtees's comic novels this one sure to delight with its captivating portrait of Victorian absurdity. Renowned for his entertaining insight into the foibles of English hunting society, Surtees's novels continue to delight readers today
Hawbuck Grange, or, The sporting adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
51 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 476 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Published in 1847, Hawbuck Grange follows the adventures of Thomas Scott, Esq., an avid sportsman in fox-hunting society. The novel includes one of Surtees's most memorable passages: an exhilarating account of a hare hunt
Hillingdon Hall : or, The cockney squire : a tale of country life by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
53 editions published between 1800 and 2009 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Handley Cross by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
41 editions published between 1800 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Surtees' novel features his great comic creation, the cockney grocer and sportsman Jorrocks. A series of incidents in the life of Jorrocks, the novel is without plot--but includes chapters on hunts, rivals, heroes, cooking, and much more
The analysis of the hunting field : being a series of sketches of the principal characters that compose one : the whole forming a slight souvenir of the season, 1845-6 by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
24 editions published between 1846 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The jaunts and jollities of that renowned sporting citizen, Mr. John Jorrocks of St. Botolph Lane and Great Coram Street by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
9 editions published in 1932 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jorrocks' jaunts and jollities by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
8 editions published between 1949 and 1968 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hunts with Jorrocks by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
22 editions published between 1908 and 1924 in English and held by 111 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Robert Smith Surtees (creator of "Jorrocks") 1803-1864 by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
10 editions published between 1924 and 1925 in English and Undetermined and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mr. Jorrocks' lectors by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
12 editions published between 1910 and 1924 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Town and country papers by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
6 editions published between 1929 and 1993 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hawbuck Grange by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
5 editions published between 1800 and 1955 in English and Undetermined and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young Tom Hall : his heart-aches and horses by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
8 editions published between 1926 and 1987 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The analysis of the hunting field by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
8 editions published between 1846 and 1989 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Ask mama." by Robert Smith Surtees ( Book )
2 editions published between 1858 and 1954 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Audience level: 0.68 (from 0.19 for Nineteenth ... to 1.00 for Jorrocks: ...)
Alternative Names
Author of Handley Cross
Author of "Handley Cross," "Sponge's sporting tour," "Ask Mamma," etc. etc., 1805-1864
author of "Handley Cross", "Sponge's sporting tour", etc. etc, The, 1805-1864
Author of Hawbuck Grange
Author of "Mr. Sponge's sporting tour", "Ask mamma" etc., etc.
Author of "Mr. Sponge's sporting tour," "Jorrocks's jaunts, " etc., etc., 1805-1864
Author of Sponge's sporting tour
Handley Cross, Author of
"Handley Cross," "Sponge's sporting tour," "Ask Mamma," etc. etc., Author of, 1805-1864
Hawbuck Grange, Author of
Jorrocks, John 1805-1864 Pseudonym
"Mr. Sponge's sporting tour," "Jorrocks's jaunts, " etc., etc., Author of, 1805-1864
Smith Surtees, Robert, 1805-1864
Sponge's sporting tour, Author of
Surtees, R. S.
Surtees, R. S. 1805-1864
Surtees, R. S. (Robert Smith), 1805-1864
Surtees, Robert 1805-1864
Surtees, Robert S. 1805-1864
Surtees, Robert Smith, 1805-1864
Languages
English (833)
German (1)
French (1)
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