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DEFOE, D.: Moll Flanders (Abridged)


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DEFOE, D.: Moll Flanders (Abridged)

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, who was Born in Newgate, and during a Life of continue’d Variety for Three-score 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’.

Disc 1

  Moll Flanders
1.   My true name is well known in the records 00:06:06
2.   When I was 14 my old nurse died 00:08:09
3.   The younger brother falls to work with me 00:03:59
4.   One brother prevails upon me to marry the other 00:06:45
5.   With reluctance, I agree 00:06:34
6.   A widow – left loose to the world 00:05:34
7.   Alone again – but in lessened circumstances 00:07:44
8.   A new, kindly husband 00:03:56
9.   We arrived in York River in Virginia 00:05:52
10.   The revelation destroys the marriage 00:06:09
11.   At last I resolved to tell him of it myself 00:04:30
12.   Return to England 00:07:49
13.   A new liaison in Bath 00:05:30

Disc 2

  Moll Flanders
1.   Abandoned again 00:04:08
2.   Taking stock – approaching poverty 00:04:50
3.   At the bank – a sympathetic ear 00:06:48
4.   Travelling North – a wild marriage 00:07:02
5.   Financial reality and a final fling 00:05:40
6.   Another parting and another child 00:06:34
7.   Birth and fostering 00:04:56
8.   A new affair 00:05:54
9.   Marriage – again 00:06:16
10.   Widowhood, poverty and a new career 00:07:06
11.   Moll reflects on her first felony 00:06:33
12.   Moll learns her dangerous trade 00:05:57
13.   The last and fateful theft 00:07:20

Disc 3

  Moll Flanders
1.   A husband reappears 00:05:51
2.   Trial – and a plea for mercy 00:04:38
3.   The sentence is proclaimed 00:05:46
4.   Moll reveals herself to her husband 00:05:42
5.   Bound for Virginia again 00:05:20
6.   Inquiries for my family 00:06:05
7.   Uncertainties 00:06:03
8.   Settling in – and a tender reunion 00:06:15
9.   Arranging affairs with my son 00:05:50
10.   A steady life and old age – at last 00:06:12

Total Playing Time: 03:35:23

Defoe, Daniel

Bell, Heather

Label: Naxos AudioBooks

Genre: Classic Fiction

Catalogue No: NA337212

Barcode: 730099037228

Physical Release: 02/2006

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