Daniel Defoe (c.1659-1731) was an English writer credited with publishing the first English-language novel, ROBINSON CRUSOE. Born Daniel Foe, he wrote more than 500 works during his life, including novels and political works, and in a variety of subjects.
The Life, Adventures, and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton by Daniel Defoeby Daniel Defoe
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CAPTAIN SINGLETON follows the the life of an Englishman stolen from a well-to-do family as a child and raised by Gypsies. He eventually makes his way to sea, where he rises to the rank of captain. Singleton's life is a grand adventure, from crossing Africa in the 17th century to turning pirate in the Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea.
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