Moll Flanders

Moll Flanders

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Classics & Modern Classics
Hardback Published on: 26/09/1991
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Born in Newgate prison and abandoned six months later, Moll's drive to find and hold on to a secure place in society propels her through incest, adultery, bigamy, prostitution and a resourceful career as a thief ('the greatest Artist of my time') before she is apprehended and returned to Newgate.
If Moll Flanders is on one level a Puritan's tale of sin and repentance, through self-made, self-reliant Moll its rich subtext conveys all the paradoxes and amoralities of the struggle for property and power in Defoe's newly individualistic society.

  • Publisher: Everyman
  • ISBN: 9781857150322
  • Number of pages: 296
  • Weight: 476g
  • Dimensions: 210 x 134 x 26 mm

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