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Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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Robinson Crusoe, is a novel by Daniel Defoe. First published in 1719, it is sometimes considered to be the first novel in English. The book is a fictional autobiography of the title character—a... More > castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Venezuela, encountering Native Americans, captives, and mutineers before being rescued.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Classic Fiction
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The classic story of Robinson Crusoe, who is shipwrecked and ends up stranded on a desert island. The story tells of his adventures as he waits to be rescued. This popular book has been newly typeset... More > to professional standards, making it available to everyone at reasonable cost, along with many other books in the same series. Thoroughly recommended reading for everyone at all ages.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Classic Fiction
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The classic story of Robinson Crusoe, who is shipwrecked and ends up stranded on a desert island. The story tells of his adventures as he waits to be rescued. This popular book has been newly typeset... More > to professional standards, making it available to everyone at reasonable cost, along with many other books in the same series. Thoroughly recommended reading for everyone at all ages.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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The plot is simple and its broad outlines are known by all: Robinson Crusoe is shipwrecked on an island; much adventure ensues. Robinson struggles with his environment and himself, and comes out a... More > better man. Sometimes considered to be the first novel in English, this book is a fictional autobiography of a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Venezuela.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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Robinson Crusoe is the classic castaway novel by Daniel Defoe published in 1719, and it is considered by some to be the first real novel in English. It has inspired adventure lovers and pioneer types... More > for nearly 300 years: its images of the shipwrecked Crusoe going about his daily routine of growing corn, raising goats, and generally subsisting on a desert island for 28 years. But things spice up a bit when a band of cannibals show up to the island like it's their local Applebee's. Critics have read all sorts of elements into the work like cultural imperialism, the acceptance of slavery (in Crusoe's manservant Friday), and Christian proselytizing, but all in all it's a great adventure book. It's sold a bagillion copies and has enticed kids for hundreds of years to jump ship and fend for themselves on some lonely island - at least in their imaginations.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. The first edition credited the work's protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author, leading many readers to believe he was a... More > real person and the book a travelogue of true incidents.Despite its simple narrative style, Robinson Crusoe was well received in the literary world and is often credited as marking the beginning of realistic fiction as a literary genre. It is generally seen as a contender for the first English novel.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe. Epistolary, confessional, and didactic in form, the book is a fictional autobiography of the title character—a castaway who spends 28 years on a... More > remote tropical island near Trinidad, encountering cannibals, captives, and mutineers before being rescued. The details of Crusoe's island were probably based on the Caribbean island of Tobago, since that island lies a short distance north of the Venezuelan coast near the mouth of the Orinoco river, in sight of Trinidad. It is also likely that Defoe was inspired by the Latin or English translations of Ibn Tufail's Hayy ibn Yaqdhan, an earlier novel also set on a desert island. Although inspired by a real life event, it was the first notable work of literature where the story was independent of mythology, history, legends, or previous literature.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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Robinson Crusoe is the classic castaway novel by Daniel Defoe published in 1719, and it is considered by some to be first real novel in English. It has inspired adventure lovers and pioneer types for... More > nearly 300 years: its images of the shipwrecked Crusoe going about his daily routine of growing corn, raising goats, and generally subsisting on a desert island for 28 years. But things spice up a bit when a band of cannibals show up to the island like it's their local Applebee's. Critics have read all sorts of elements into the work like cultural imperialism, the acceptance of slavery (in Crusoe's manservant Friday), and Christian proselytizing, but all in all it's a great adventure book. It's sold a bagillion copies and has enticed kids for hundreds of years to jump ship and fend for themselves on some lonely island. Robinson Crusoe (1719) tells of a man's shipwreck on a deserted island and his subsequent adventures, based part of his narrative on the story of the Scottish castaway Alexander Selkirk.< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Defoe Daniel
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Robinson Crusoe is perhaps a book in need of no introduction. Widely held as the first novel in English, Robinson Crusoe tells the story of a castaway and his adventures while he was stranded on an... More > island for 28 years. First published in 1719, it has never gone out of print. This particular version has slightly updated some of the English, making it easier to read. A veritable literary classic, Robinson Crusoe has entertained readers of all ages for hundreds of years. If you haven't read this wonderful work before, now is the time! -Tim Perrine, CCEL Staff Writer< Less
Robinson Crusoe By Daniel Defoe
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Robinson Crusoe runs away to sea, is wrecked, and leads a solitary existence on an uninhabited island near the Orinoco river for twenty-four years. He finds consolation in the Bible and after a while... More > meets another human, a young native whom he saves from death and calls Man Friday, because he met him on a Friday. Defoe based his story on the adventures of Scottish castaway Alexander Selkirk. Published in 1719, The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe is one of the first novels in the English language and is often credited as marking the beginning of realistic fiction as a literary genre. It is one of the most widely read books in history, spawning numerous sequels and adaptations for stage, film, and television. This new digital edition of Robinson Crusoe includes an image gallery.< Less

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