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Colonel Jack (1722) [Novel]
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Defoe's novel begins among the alleyways of London and ends in the plantations of Virginia, providing a vivid recollection of a life of crime, marital disaster, political adventurism and penitent prosperity. The elusive hero, Colonel Jack, has been compared to Oliver Twist and Lucky Jim.

Full title: The History and Remarkable Life Of the truly Honourable Col. Jacque, commonly call'd Col. Jack, who was Born a Gentleman, put 'Prentice to a Pick-Pocket, was Six and Twenty Years a Thief, and then Kidnapp'd to Virginia, Came back a Merchant; was Five times married to Four Whores; went into the Wars, behav'd bravely, got Preferment, was made Colonel of a Regiment, came over, and fled with the Chevalier, is still abroad compleating a Life of Wonders, and resolves to dye a General.

Original title: The History and Remarkable Life of the Truly Honourable Col. Jacque: Commonly Call'd Col. Jack
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionHistorical
FictionGeneral FictionEccentric People

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Language: English

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