The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, as Related by Himself

The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, as Related by Himself

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The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, Mariner, as Related by Himself by Daniel Defoe, Noel Pocock

Daniel DeFoe (c. 1659-1731) was an English writer, journalist, and pamphleteer, who gained fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is among the founders of the English novel. First published in 1719, Robinson Crusoe is a fictional autobiography of a castaway who spends 28 years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad, encountering cannibals, captives, and mutineers before being rescued.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781434434227
Publisher: Wildside Press
Publication date: 03/18/2013
Pages: 372
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.83(d)

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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