Welcome to the Essential Novelists book series, were we present to you the best works of remarkable authors. For this book, the literary critic August Nemo has chosen the two most important and meaningful novels of Alain-René Lesage which are The Devil on Two Sticks and The Adventures of Gil Blas. The French novelist and playwright Alain-René Lesage created a vision of his transitional epoch as rich in good humor as in moral failings. Novels selected for this book: - The Devil on Two Sticks. - The Adventures of Gil Blas. This is one of many books in the series Essential Novelists. If you liked this book, look for the other titles in the series, we are sure you will like some of the authors.