Clarissa or the History of a Young Lady

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Samuel Richardson

Narrated By: Bob Glim

Publisher: LibriVox

Date: January 2011

Duration: 12 hours 17 minutes

Summary:

Clarissa Harlowe, the tragic heroine of Clarissa, is a beautiful and virtuous young lady whose family has become very wealthy only in recent years and is now eager to become part of the aristocracy by acquiring estates and titles through advantageous pairings. Clarissa’s relatives attempt to force her to marry a rich but heartless man (Roger Solmes) against her will and, more importantly, against her own sense of virtue. Desperate to remain free, she is tricked by a young gentleman of her acquaintance, Lovelace, into escaping with him. However, she refuses to marry him, longing — unusual for a girl in her time — to live by herself in peace.

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Clarissa or the History of a Young Lady

by Samuel Richardson

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Clarissa or the History of a Young Lady, Samuel Richardson