Account

Company

  Menu
Large Image

Roxana

by ,

(210 reviews)

Get It Preview
$10.99

Share This

Description

Beautiful, proud Roxana is terrified of being poor. When her foolish husband leaves her penniless with five children, she must choose between being a virtuous beggar or a rich whore. Embarking on a career as a courtesan and kept woman, the glamour of her new existence soon becomes too enticing and Roxana passes from man to man in order to maintain her lavish society parties, luxurious clothes and amassed wealth. But this life comes at a cost, and she is fatally torn between the sinful prosperity she has become used to and the respectability she craves. A vivid satire on a dissolute society, Roxana (1724) is a devastating and psychologically acute evocation of the ways in which vanity and ambition can corrupt the human soul.

Tag This Book

This Book Has Been Tagged
It hasn't. Be the first to tag this book!

Our Recommendation

Track It. This book has been $9.99 within the past year.

Notify Me When The Price...

  • $
  • If I'm already tracking this book...

to track this book on eReaderIQ.

Track These Authors

to track Daniel Defoe on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by Daniel Defoe.
  • to stop tracking Daniel Defoe.

to track David Blewett on eReaderIQ.

  • to be notified each time the price drops on any book by David Blewett.
  • to stop tracking David Blewett.

Price Summary

  • We started tracking this book on January 25, 2013.
  • This book was $9.84 when we started tracking it.
  • The price of this book has changed 80 times in the past 4,106 days.
  • The current price of this book is $10.99 last checked 13 hours ago.
  • This lowest price this book has been offered at in the past year is $9.99.
  • The lowest price to date was $7.60 last reached on October 3, 2016.
  • This book has been $7.60 one time since we started tracking it.
  • The highest price to date was $11.69 last reached on January 29, 2013.
  • This book has been $11.69 one time since we started tracking it.

Additional Info

  • Text-to-Speech: Disabled
  • Lending: Disabled
  • File Size: 2,245 KB

We last verified the price of this book about 13 hours ago. At that time, the price was $10.99. This price is subject to change. The price displayed on the Amazon.com website at the time of purchase is the price you will pay for this book. Please confirm the price before making any purchases.