Book Description: 1929. Smollett was a man of letters in the fullest sense. Trained as a physician, he was not only a novelist but also a playwright, poet, journalist, historian, travel writer, critic, translator, and editor. A novel in epistolary form about a group of travelers who visit places in England and Scotland and provide through their satirical and witty letters a vivid and detailed picture of the contemporary social and political scene. See other titles by this author available from Kessinger Publishing.