With an Introduction and Notes by R.T.Jones, Honorary Fellow of the University of York Moll Flanders follows the life of its eponymous heroine through its many vicissitudes, which include her early seduction, careers in crime and prostitution, conviction for theft and transportation to the... show more
With an Introduction and Notes by R.T.Jones, Honorary Fellow of the University of York Moll Flanders follows the life of its eponymous heroine through its many vicissitudes, which include her early seduction, careers in crime and prostitution, conviction for theft and transportation to the plantations of Virginia, and her ultimate redemption and prosperity in the new World.
Publish date: April 1st 1998
Publisher: Wordsworth Classics
Pages no: 339
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 18th Century
First off, I'd never heard of Moll Flanders until, I had determined that I was going to tackle the 1001 Books to Read Before You Die list. If it hadn't been on the list I never would have read this. That said, I can understand why this was included on the list. 1. For the morality issues this presen...
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I'd seen the movie starring Robin Wright many many years ago. I really like her anyway, but the story itself was a lot of fun and I'd always looked forward to reading the book to see how it measured up. I wasn't disappointed in the least. I suppose reading about Moll's life pattern could get a bit t...
I wanted to like Moll, but found her tiresome. Wish it was different.
Da se Moll nije pokajala, čovjek bi pomislio da je Defoe žena.