Daniel Defoe was an English writer, journalist and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel "Robinson Crusoe." Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel and helped popularize the genre in Britain. "Roxana," AKA "The Fortunate Mistress," is about a beautiful woman who exploits her surroundings and becomes a con artist.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
affair afterwards Amy's answer asked began believe better brought called captain child circumstances coach creature danced dear desired discourse door dress Dutch England enquire fool France friend the Quaker frighted gave Gendarmes gentleman girl give gone guineas hand handsome Harwich hear heard Holland honest honour hope husband jewels kind kissed knew leave live single lived lodgings London looked lord madam maid Amy managed manner marriage married merchant mind mistress Moll Flanders mother never Newmarket night obliged occasion offered Pall Mall Paris person pistoles pleased Poitou poor Prince Princess repentance resolved Robert Clayton Rotterdam Rouen satisfaction says Amy says the Quaker sent servants short speak Spitalfields stay story suppose sure surprised talk tell thee things thou thought told took Tunbridge uneasy whore wicked wife word