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Moll Flanders : Bantam Classic - Daniel Defoe

Moll Flanders

Bantam Classic

Paperback Published: 1st July 1996
ISBN: 9780553213287
Number Of Pages: 259
For Ages: 14+ years old

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Written in a time when criminal biographies enjoyed great success, Daniel Defoe's "Moll Flanders" details the life of the irresistible Moll and her struggles through poverty and sin in search of property and power. Born in Newgate Prison to a picaresque mother, Moll propels herself through marriages, periods of success and destitution, and a trip to the New World and back, only to return to the place of her birth as a popular prostitute and brilliant thief. The story of Moll Flanders vividly illustrates Defoe's themes of social mobility and predestination, sin, redemption and reward.
This Modern Library Paperback Classic is set from the 1721 edition printed by Chetwood in London, the only edition approved by Defoe.

"From the Trade Paperback edition."

"Defoe's excellence it is, to make me forget my specific class, character, and circumstances, and to raise me while I read him, into the universal man." --Samuel Taylor Coleridge From the Trade Paperback edition.

ISBN: 9780553213287
ISBN-10: 0553213288
Series: Bantam Classic
Audience: General
For Ages: 14+ years old
For Grades: 9+
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 259
Published: 1st July 1996
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 17.8 x 10.8  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1