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Charlotte Temple, a cautionary tale for young women, follows the unfortunate adventures of the eponymous heroine as she is seduced by a dashing soldier, Montraville. Influenced by both her lover and an unruly teacher at her boarding school, she is persuaded to run away to America, where she is eventually abandoned by Montraville after he becomes bored, leaving her alone and pregnant. First published in England in 1791, it went on to become America's bestselling novel, only being ousted by Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. (Summary by BumbleVee)

Charlotte Temple by ROWSON, Susanna LibriVox

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Charlotte Temple, a cautionary tale for young women, follows the unfortunate adventures of the eponymous heroine as she is seduced by a dashing soldier, Montraville. Influenced by both her lover and an unruly teacher at her boarding school, she is persuaded to run away to America, where she is eventually abandoned by Montraville after he becomes bored, leaving her alone and pregnant. First published in England in 1791, it went on to become America's bestselling novel, only being ousted by Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. (Summary by BumbleVee)

    00 - Preface

    00 - Preface

    • 3 min
    01 - A Boarding School

    01 - A Boarding School

    • 5 min
    02 - Domestic Concerns

    02 - Domestic Concerns

    • 7 min
    03 - Unexpected Misfortunes

    03 - Unexpected Misfortunes

    • 9 min
    04 - Change of Fortune

    04 - Change of Fortune

    • 10 min
    05 - Such Things Are

    05 - Such Things Are

    • 7 min

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