Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe

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Brilliant masterpiece of 18th-century realism, written in the form of an autobiographical memoir, recounts the dreadful facts of Moll's adventurous life — her years in prison, as a prostitute and thief, as a "transported felon" in the American colonies and her final years, lived honestly in comfort and wealth.

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Daniel Defoe was born Daniel Foe in London in 1660, adding the "De" after he reached the age of 40. He was a novelist, journalist, and political agent. Defoe's best-known novels include Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders. Defoe also wrote the 3-volume A Tour Thro' the Whole Island of Great Britain, an important source of English economic life. He wrote satirical poems and pamphlets and edited a newspaper. Defoe was imprisoned and pilloried for his controversial work, The Shortest Way with the Dissenters, which suggested that all non-Conformist ministers be hanged. Defoe also was the first writer of modern English ghost stories, one of which is "A True Relation of the Apparition of One Mrs. Veal." He died in 1731.
Published January 1, 1949 by Rinehart Editions.
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Erotica, Political & Social Sciences, Travel. Non-fiction

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