Dickory Cronke The Dumb Philosopher or Great Britains's Wonder

Dickory Cronke The Dumb Philosopher or Great Britains's Wonder

by Daniel Defoe

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Overview

(Excerpt): "A faithful and very surprising Account how Dickory Cronke, a Tinner’s son, in the County of Cornwall, was born Dumb, and continued so for Fifty-eight years; and how, some days before he died, he came to his Speech; with Memoirs of his Life, and the Manner of his Death."

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783962728076
Publisher: Otbebookpublishing
Publication date: 01/10/2019
Series: Classics To Go
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 31
File size: 769 KB

About the Author

Daniel Defoe (c. 1660 – 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer and spy. He is most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe, which is second only to the Bible in its number of translations. He has been seen as one of the earliest proponents of the English novel, and helped to popularise the form in Britain with others such as Aphra Behn and Samuel Richardson. Defoe wrote many political tracts and often was in trouble with the authorities, including a spell in prison. Intellectuals and political leaders paid attention to his fresh ideas and sometimes consulted with him. (Wikipedia)

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