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Robinson Crusoe (Penguin English Library)

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Description for Robinson Crusoe (Penguin English Library) Paperback. 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. Series: The Penguin English Library. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: FC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 127 x 197 x 16. Weight in Grams: 244.
The Penguin English Library Edition of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe 'I walk'd about on the shore, lifting up my hands, and my whole being, as I may say, wrapt up in the contemplation of my deliverance ... reflecting upon all my comrades that were drown'd, and that there should not be one soul sav'd but my self ... ' 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. ... Read more

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About Daniel Defoe
Born in London to a prosperous tallow-chandler, Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) was educated at the Presbyterian Ministry at Morton's Academy for Dissenters, but in 1683 abandoned the ministry and followed his father by pursuing a career in trade and politics. He went on to become a well-established and widely-travelled hosiery merchant, as well as a writer of political pamphlets in support ... Read more

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