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Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady is an epistolary novel by Samuel Richardson, published in 1748. It tells the tragic story of a heroine whose quest for virtue is continually thwarted by her family, and is one of the longest novels in the English language. Pamela, or Virtue Rewarded is an epistolary novel by Samuel Richardson, first published in 1740. It tells the story of a maid named...
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I absolutely loved this book. Some bits were a bit long and tedious, others I could have done with more. I found myself loving some characters and despising others, a really good rollercoaster book.
Oct 12th, 2021
another on the list of reading for that 1980 English Lit class...truly amazing reading list!
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