MobileReference, Dec 15, 2009 - 213 pages
The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders (commonly known as simply Moll Flanders) is a novel written by Daniel Defoe in 1722. The novel's full title gives some insight into this and the outline of the plot: The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, Etc. Who Was Born In Newgate, and During a Life of Continu'd Variety For Threescore Years, Besides Her Childhood, Was Twelve Year a Whore, Five Times a Wife [Whereof Once To Her Own Brother], Twelve Year a Thief, Eight Year a Transported Felon In Virginia, At Last Grew Rich, Liv'd Honest, and Died a Penitent. Written from her own Memorandums. - Excerpted from Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.