Item description for Moll Flanders (Naxos Audio) by Daniel Defoe...
The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders who was born in Newgate, and during a life of continued variety for three-score years, besides her childhood, was twelve year a whore, five times a wife (where of once to her own brother), twelve year a thief, eight year a transported felon in Virginia at last grew rich, lived honest, and died a penitent.
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Format: Abridged, Audiobook
Studio: Naxos Audiobooks
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 5.67" Width: 4.72" Height: 1.02" Weight: 0.4 lbs.
Publisher Naxos Audiobooks
ISBN 9626343729 ISBN13 9789626343722
Availability 0 units.
More About Daniel Defoe
Daniel Defoewas born Daniel Foe in London in 1660. It was perhaps ineveitable that Defoe, an outspoken man, would become a political journalist. As a Puritan he believed God had given him a mission to print the truth, that is, to proselytize on religion and politics, and he became a prolific pamphleteer satirizing the hypocrisies of both Church and State. Defoe admired William III, and his poemThe True-Born Englishman(1701) won him the King's friendship. But an ill-timed satire on High Church extremists, The Shortest Way with the Dissenters, published during Queen Anne's reign, resulted in his being pilloried and imprisoned for seditious libel in 1703. At fifty-nine Defoe turned to fiction, completingThe Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe(1719), partly based on the saga of Alexander Selkirk, a Scottish sailor;Moll Flanders(1722);Colonel Jack(1722);A Journal of the Plague Years(1722); andRoxana or the Fortunate Mistress(1724).
Daniel Defoe lived in London. Daniel Defoe was born in 1661 and died in 1731.
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