Richardson, Samuel


Clarissa; or, The History of a Young Lady: Comprehending the Most Important Concerns of Private Life. And Particularly Shewing the Distresses that May Attend the Misconduct, Both of Parents and Children, in Relation to Marriage. In Eight Volumes.

One of the most beloved novels of all time, perhaps Richardson's masterpiece. First publ in 1747-8, this is the story of a beautiful, too-perfect heroine and the frighteningly charming villian Lovelace's pursuit of her destruction, all told in intense letters. Paperback in good condition, not creased, no marks. 1,534 pgs. (Prepare to commit some time!) Penguin. 1985. USED. $7.00