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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (15,803 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Daniel Defoe Narrator: Siobhan McKenna Publisher: Saland Publishing Format: Abridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders, etc., who was born in Newgate, and during a life of continued variety for threescore years, besides her childhood, was 12 year a whore, five times a wife (whereof once to her own brother), 12 year a thief, eight Year a transported felon in Virginia, at last grew rich, lived honest, and died a penitent. Written from her own memorandums. Download and start listening now!


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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Steve | 2/18/2014

    " With the novel still in its infancy as a genre of literature, Defoe has composed an almost journalistic treatment akin to a biography of a well-known criminal outcast. The author has however given one of the best treatments of character and investigation of moral ambiguity committed to the pages of fiction. It is revealed at the outset that the eponymous heroine carries the alias by which she is known in the criminal underworld. Moll, born to a felon sentenced to transportation to America in Newgate prison is a social outcast whose naivete teaches her from bitter experience to adapt coping strategies to survive. These, as the seriousness of her predicament deepens merge into criminal acts which test the readers' willingness to relax their own moral judgements in sympathy with this abandoned and cheated woman. The author has provided a heart-rending account of how marriage and abandonment can determine a woman's circumstances, as Moll learns to use deception as her only defence against the self-serving whims of her lovers and husbands. Defoe has the plot traverse the Atlantic several times as Moll's past and present merge to fashion her downfall and eventual reprieve. A classic of literature without any question. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Cat | 2/14/2014

    " Most interesting when Moll is spouting off lines like these: "She is always Marry'd too soon, who gets a bad Husband, and she is never Marry'd too late, who gets a good one: In a Word, there is no Woman, Deformity, or lost Reputation excepted, but if she manages well, may be Marry'd safety one time or other. . . ." "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Sandi | 2/9/2014

    " Ok...she just goes from man to man. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Christin | 2/1/2014

    " Remarkably dull and boring -this novel went on and on with useless adjectives that ambled aimlessly, to the point my mind seemed to go on auto-pilot. "

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