Moll Flanders follows the life of its eponymous heroine through its many vicissitudes, which include her early seduction, careers in crime and prostitution, conviction for theft and transportation to the plantations of Virginia, and her ultimate redemption and prosperity in the new World.Moll Flanders was one of the first social novels to be published in English and draws heavily on Defoe’s experience of the topography and social conditions prevailing in the London of the late 17th century.
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Review: Moll FlandersUser Review - Jefferson - Goodreads
The sub-title of Daniel Defoe's novel Moll Flanders (1722) says it (almost) all: "The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, &c. Who was Born in Newgate, and during a Life of continu'd ... Read full review
Review: Moll FlandersUser Review - Zulu - Goodreads
I really enjoyed this one! I think it's because I've seen (half of) the miniseries version with Alex Kingston as Moll, which is a great mental image to have whenever you're reading a much less ... Read full review