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MEMOIRS OF A CAVALIER

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000046114

ISBN: 0192827103

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Defoe was one of the great character writers of his time. He shows that skill well in this novel about the middle of English society. View more info

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A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1990

Seller ID: RWARE0000046113

ISBN: 0192826824

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Long considered the most compelling account of natural disaster in all of literature, Defoe's classic reconstruction of the Great Plague of 1665 scans the streets and alleyways of stricken London in an effort to record the extreme suffering of plague victims. At once horrifying and movingly compassionate, A Journal of the Plague Year offers a nightmare vision of the modern city laid to waste. View more info

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ROXANA: THE FORTUNATE MISTRESS

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000046147

ISBN: 0192824597

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Roxana (1724), Defoe's last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune. Its narrator tells the story of her own "wicked" life as the mistress of rich and powerful men. Endowed with many seductive skills, she is herself seduced: by money, by dreams of rank, and by the illusion that she can escape her own past. This edition uses the rare first edition text, w... View more info

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MOLL FLANDERS

By: Defoe, Daniel

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000046164

ISBN: 0192815709

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. First published in 1722, MOLL FLANDERS is called the first social novel in English. It is the tale of the unfortunate Moll Flanders, forced into a life of prostitution and crime until fate bestows fortune upon her. Racy, ironic, rich in realistic sociological detail, it is also a tale of romance, with Moll in quest of a familial paradise where she can reside at its charmed center. View more info