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Moll Flanders recounts the story of her extraordinary life, from her birth in Newgate prison to her declining years in married prosperity. After being seduced in the home of her adoptive family she lives off her wits and her beauty, as a whore, ''five times a Wife'', and a thief, and is eventually transported to Virginia for her crimes. Rich and penitent, Moll reflects on a world that is both good and evil, just as the reader both abhors and admires her. Arguably the first English novel, Moll Flanders is also a romance, its heroine in perpetual search for a lost familial paradise.
Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) had an exciting life as a journalist and a spy, he was in prison several times because of his political writings.
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Titre :Moll Flanders
Format :Couverture souple
Dimensions de l'article :432 pages, 7.72 X 5.08 X 0.75 po
Dimensions à l'expédition :432 pages, 7.72 X 5.08 X 0.75 po
Publié le :26 mars 2009
Publié par :Oxford University Press
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9780199556076

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