A continent-spanning adventure featuring one of literature's greatest rogues Redmond Barry has almost all the qualities of a gentleman: he speaks well, has learned courtly etiquette, and can hold his own with a sword in hand. But passion is his downfallpassion for life, for excitement, and unfortunately, for his cousin Nora. When he almost kills Nora's suitor in a duel, Barry flees to Dublin, and the adventure of his life begins. A consummate rake and con man, Barry finds himself on the battlefield against the Prussians in the Seven Years' War after losing everything. But warand life, for that matteris not exactly what Barry wished or expected it to be. A braggart's tale through and through, with an antihero of epic proporations, The Luck of Barry Lyndon is a brisk romp through one of literature's most unusual lives. This ebook has been professionally proofread to ensure accuracy and readability on all devices.