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Paperback, 570 pages
Published July 1st 1980 by Signet Classics
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Ana Mardoll
Pamela, Shamela / 0-451-51366-5

Richardson's over-wrought "Pamela" and Fielding's under-schooled "Shamela" combine in a wonderful two novels, dually packed for your enjoyment.

"Pamela", the precursor to Richardson's excellent but somewhat sluggish "Clarissa", details an innocent young girl, in the hands of a rogue who wants to ruin and rape her, but fortunately reforms through her unconditional love and they live happily ever after. Full of pages of hysterics, the novel was widely lampooned both
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Samuel Richardson was a major English 18th century writer best known for his three epistolary novels: Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded (1740), Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady (1748) and Sir Charles Grandison (1753).

Richardson had been an established printer and publisher for most of his life when, at the age of 51, he wrote his first novel and immediately became one of the most popular and adm
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Clarissa, or, the History of a Young Lady Pamela. Or, Virtue Rewarded The History Of Sir Charles Grandison Bart Clarissa, Or The History of a Young Lady: (Abridged Edition) Clarissa Harlowe: Or, The History of a Young Lady, Vol. 1 (of 9)

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