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 - Lorna - Goodreads
Moll Flanders, the assumed identity of a notorious thief tells her life story in this book by Daniel Defoe author of Robinson Crusoe. The daughter of a deported criminal, first adopted by gypsies ... Read full review