Daniel Defoe: 15 books

Daniel Defoe: 15 books

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Daniel Defoe: 15 books by Daniel Defoe

This file includes: Books -- The Life Adventures and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton; The Complete English Tradesman; The Consolidator or, Memoirs of Sundry Transactions From the World in the Moon; An Essay Upon Projects; The Fortunate Mistress of a History of the Life of Mademoiselle Beleau, Known by the Name of Lady Roxana; From London to Land's End; The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe; The History of the Devil, as Well Ancient as Modern; History of the Plague in London; A Journal of the Plague Year; Memoirs of a Cavalier or a Military Journal of the Wars in Germany and the Wars in England from the Year 1632 to the Year 1648; The Military Memoirs of Captain George Carleton from the Dutch War 1672 in which He Served, to the Conclusion of the Peace at Utecht 1713; The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders; Robinson Crusoe; and Tour Through the Eastern Counties of England, 1722. Short Works -- Atalantis Major; Dickory Cronke; The History of the Remarkable Life of John Sheppard; Of Captain Mission; The True-Born Englishman: a Satire; and A Vindication of the Press. According to Wikipedia: "Daniel Defoe (c.1659 – 24 April 1731[1]), born Daniel Foe, was an English writer, journalist, and pamphleteer, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain, and is even referred to by some as one of the founders of the English novel.[2] A prolific and versatile writer, he wrote more than five hundred books, pamphlets, and journals on various topics (including politics, crime, religion, marriage, psychology and the supernatural). He was also a pioneer of economic journalism."

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ISBN-13: 9781455393268
Publisher: Seltzer Books
Publication date: 12/01/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

London-born Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) pursued a variety of careers including merchant, soldier, secret agent, and political pamphleteer. He wrote books on economics, history, biography, and crime. But he is best remembered for his fiction, which he began to write late in his life and which includes the novels Moll Flanders, Roxana, and the celebrated Robinson Crusoe.

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