Tristram Shandy: No. 6 in Observer’s 100 Best Novels

Sterne Monument, Clonmel, Ireland

Sterne had the distinction of having been born near my home in Ireland. His Tristram Shandy (1759) is frequently regarded as the forerunner of much modern experimental fiction.

The 100 best novels: No 6 – The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman by Laurence Sterne 1759 | Books | The Observer.