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Published by The Floating Press in Waiheke Island .
Written in English

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Daniel Defoe wrote Moll Flanders in 1722, after the highly successful Robinson Crusoe. Defoe"s political work was ceasing at the time, though his experience with the Whigs shines through in the novel. The full title of the novel gives a brief overview of its contents: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.

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Open LibraryOL24291682M
ISBN 109781775412526

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