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Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Defoe Douglas Knight June 10, 2020

Robinson Crusoe Daniel Defoe Douglas Knight Who has not dreamed of life on an exotic isle, far away from civilization Here is the novel which has inspired countless imitations by lesser writers, none of which equal the power and originality of Defoe s famous book Robinson Crusoe, set ashore on an island after a terrible storm at sea, is forced to make do with only a knife, some tobacco, and a pipe He learns how tWho has not dreamed of life on an exotic isle, far away from civilization Here is the novel which has inspired countless imitations by lesser writers, none of which equal the power and originality of Defoe s famous book Robinson Crusoe, set ashore on an island after a terrible storm at sea, is forced to make do with only a knife, some tobacco, and a pipe He learns how to build a canoe, make bread, and endure endless solitude That is, until, twenty four years later, when he confronts another human being First published in 1719, Robinson Crusoe has been praised by such writers as James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, and Samuel Johnson as one of the greatest novels in the English language Daniel Defoe 1660 1731 trained for the ministry, became a political journalist, and finally, to many, became the father of the English novel He is also the author of Moll Flanders.1961 Edition Notes Text slightly abridged and styled for the modern reader by the editors of Washington Square Press, Inc.Introduction by Douglas Knight.

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