Robinson Cruso
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Robinson Cruso

by Penko Gelev, Ian Graham
     
 

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ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

The acclaimed tale of a shipwrecked Englishman who finds himself stranded on an island off the coast of South America — a story of survival, self-reliance, adventure, and faith.

THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:
• A concise introduction that gives the reader important background

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ENDURING LITERATURE ILLUMINATED BY PRACTICAL SCHOLARSHIP

The acclaimed tale of a shipwrecked Englishman who finds himself stranded on an island off the coast of South America — a story of survival, self-reliance, adventure, and faith.

THIS ENRICHED CLASSIC EDITION INCLUDES:
• A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information
• A chronology of the author's life and work
• A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
• An outline of key themes to guide the reader's own interpretations
• Detailed explanatory notes
• Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work
• Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
• A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience

Enriched Classics offer readers affordable editions of great works of literature enhanced by helpful notes and insightful commentary. The scholarship provided in Enriched Classics enables readers to appreciate, understand, and enjoy the world's finest books to their full potential.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"There is nothing archaic about Vance's miraculous reading of this classic tale.... This stellar audiobook brings out all the elements of this original castaway tale." —-Booklist Starred Audio Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764163036
Publisher:
Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/2011
Series:
Graphic Classics
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 10.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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From the Publisher
"There is nothing archaic about Vance's miraculous reading of this classic tale.... This stellar audiobook brings out all the elements of this original castaway tale." —-Booklist Starred Audio Review

Meet the Author

Daniel Defoe (1659–1661) was an English writer and journalist most widely known for his novel Robinson Crusoe, originally published in 1719. His work varied from political pamphlets to poetry, and included other novels such as Religious Courtship and The Political History of the Devil. He lived in London, England.

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