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A series of letters causes a nobleman to fall in love with a woman he can never marry.

Pamela opens in England, with a young maidservant who works for a noblewoman, Lady B. When Lady B suddenly dies, her son becomes infatuated with the young Pamela and tries to seduce her into becoming his mistress. When Pamela refuses, Mr B kidnaps her and locks her away in his country cottage. There the clever Pamela tries to escape, but Mr B has other plans ...

A best-selling and influential novel of its time, Pamela is an endearing story of misguided lust transformed into love, no matter the obstacles.

Pamela is part of Momentum's Classic Romance collection.

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About the author

Samuel Richardson (1689 – 1761) was an English writer and publisher known for his epistolary novels: Pamela: Or, Virtue Rewarded, Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady, and The History of Sir Charles Grandison. Richardson was born in Derbyshire in 1689 and was educated a grammar school in London. Despite lacking formal education, he became a master printer and later a novelist. Pamela was a best-selling yet controversial novel of its time. Richardson died in 1761.
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Published on
Jan 15, 2013
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Fiction / Classics
Fiction / Historical
Fiction / Romance / General
Fiction / Romance / Historical / General
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