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Moll Flanders

Trajectory Classics, 2014

Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character ...
  
  











  



  
A Journal of the Plague Year (Dover Thrift Editions)
Daniel Defoe

Dover Publications, 2001

The haunting cry of "Bring out your dead!" by a bell-ringing collector of 17th-century plague victims has filled readers across the centuries with cold terror. The chilling cry survives in historical consciousness largely as a result of this classic 1722 account of the epidemic of bubonic plague — known as the Black Death — that ravaged England in 1664–1665. Actually written nearly 60 years later by Daniel Defoe, the Journal is narrated by ...
  
  











  



  
A Journal of the Plague Year

Some Good Press, 2014

This novel is a fictionalized account of one man's experiences of the year 1665, in which the Great Plague struck the city of London. The book is told roughly chronologically, though without sections or chapter headings. Although it purports to have been written only a few years after the event, it actually was written in the years just prior to the book's first publication in March 1722. Defoe was only five years old in 1665, and the book ...
  
  











  



  
An essay at removing national prejudices against a union with Scotland. To be continued during the treaty ..., 2014

"There is nothing more Fatal to a General Union, than to have Peoples Minds prepossess'd with the Difficulties or Disadvantages of the thing it self; and I cannot therefore think it improper to go on with this Work a little farther, to remove, if possible, the very Root and Causes of these Prejudices, which I say Obstruct the Happy Conjunction now in Viewand these I take to be comprised in the two words just mentioned above, viz. Difficulties ...
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe (La biblioteca dei ragazzi) (Italian Edition)

Crescere, 2014

Robinson Crusoe, pubblicato nel 1719, è uno dei primi romanzi della narrativa inglese. Daniel Defoe, ispirandosi a una storia vera, racconta le peripezie di Robinson Kreutznauer, detto Crusoe, che, desideroso di avventura e di libertà, decide di lasciare la famiglia e abbandonare gli agi della vita borghese. All’età di soli 19 anni, parte quindi in cerca di fortuna, imbarcandosi da York su una nave diretta ai Tropici, ma il destino gli è ...
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe (Hardcover Classics)
Daniel Defoe

Penguin Classics Hardcover, 2014

Part of Penguin's beautiful hardback Clothbound Classics series, designed by Coralie Bickford-Smith '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 ...
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe (Penguin Classics)
Daniel Defoe

Penguin Classics, 2003

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 to build a canoe, make bread, and endure endless solitude. That is, until, ...
  
  











  



  
Moll Flanders (The Fortunes And Misfortunes Of)
Daniel Defoe

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Moll Flanders is a novel written by Daniel Defoe in 1721, after his work as a journalist and pamphleteer. By 1721, Defoe had become a recognised novelist, with the success of Robinson Crusoe in 1719. His political work was tapering off at this point, due to the fall of both Whig and Tory party leaders with whom he had been associated; Robert Walpole was beginning his rise, and Defoe was never fully at home with the Walpole group. Defoe's Whig ...
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe (Oxford World's Classics)
Daniel Defoe, Thomas Keymer

Oxford University Press, 2009

Daniel Defoe's enthralling story-telling and imaginatively detailed descriptions have ensured that his fiction masquerading as fact remains one of the most famous stories in English literature. On one level a simple adventure story, the novel also raises profound questions about moral and spiritual values, society, and man's abiding acquisitiveness. This new edition includes a scintillating Introduction and notes that illuminate the historical ...
  
  











  



  
A General History of the Pyrates: from their first rise and settlement in the island of Providence, to the ..., 2012

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.
  
  











  



  
Classic Starts™: Robinson Crusoe (Classic Starts™ Series)
Daniel Defoe

Sterling, 2006

A shipwreck. A sole survivor, stranded on a deserted island. What could be more appealing to children than Robinson Crusoe’s amazing adventure? Set in the 17th century, and unfolding over a 30-year period, it offers plenty of suspense and everyday detail about how Crusoe manages to stay alive. Additionally, it paints a fascinating portrait of the age—including references to slavery and Europe’s view of the “New World.”  
  
  











  



  
An enquiry into the disposal of the equivalent, 2014

"The Property here will have no alteration in its Denomination, it remains an Equivalent to its last Circulation into the Chaos of the current Cash of Britain; you receive it as an Equivalent, and you pay it as an Equivalent, 'tis an Equivalent pay'd you for Money, which by your Customs and Excises will of course be appropriated to the uses of another Nation after the Union, which Nation therefore advances you the Sum in specie, that you may ...
  
  











  



  
The evident advantages to Great Britain and its allies from the approaching war: especially in matters of ..., 2014

"The Author desires to capitulate for so much Favour, (however otherwise discouraged,) that as this Tract is written with the same sincere Affection to the publick Interest, as well of the Government as of the whole Nation, as the former, it may be accepted in the same manner; he earnestly wishes that the Advantages to our Commerce, which so evidently offer on the Occasion of this War, may be embrac'd; that our Trade, which at this Time suffers ...
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe
Daniel Defoe

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. This first edition credited the work's fictional protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author, leading many readers to believe he was a real person and the book a travelogue of true incidents. It was published under the considerably longer original title The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Of York, Mariner: Who lived Eight and Twenty Years, all ...
  
  











  



  
Moll Flanders: The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders (Penguin Classics)
Daniel Defoe

Penguin Classics, 1989

‘I grew as impudent a Thief, and as dexterous as ever Moll Cut-Purse was’ Born and abandoned in Newgate Prison, Moll Flanders is forced to make her own way in life.  She duly embarks on a career that includes husband-hunting, incest, bigamy, prostitution and pick-pocketing, until her crimes eventually catch up with her. One of the earliest and most vivid female narrators in the history of the English novel, Moll recounts her adventures ...
  
  











  



  
A General History of the Pyrates (Dover Maritime)
Daniel Defoe

Dover Publications, 1999

Immensely readable history by the author of Robinson Crusoe incorporates the author's celebrated flair for journalistic detail, and represents the major source of information about piracy in the early 18th century. Defoe recounts the daring and bloody deeds of such outlaws as Edward Teach (alias Blackbeard), Captain Kidd, Mary Read, Anne Bonny, many others.
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe: The Graphic Novel (Campfire Graphic Novels)
Daniel Defoe

Campfire, 2010

Robinson Crusoe is not content with his life in England. He is bored and wants to see more of the world. His curiosity convinces him to leave his homeland and travel abroad. Without telling his parents, young Robinson sets off on a voyage of discovery. During the years that follow he learns much, not just about the world, but about himself as well. Following disaster at sea on more than one occasion, Robinson toys with the idea of settling ...
  
  











  



  
Complete Works of Daniel Defoe (Illustrated)

Delphi Classics, 2012

Widely regarded as the Father of the Novel, Daniel Defoe is a paramount literary figure, who deserves a place in all digital libraries. This comprehensive eBook offers readers the complete FICTIONAL works, with a wide range of non-fiction works too. Features: * concise introductions to the novels and other works * images of how the pamphlets first appeared, giving your Kindle a taste of the original texts * the complete novels and shorter ...
  
  











  



  
The dyet of Poland: a satyr. Consider'd paragraph by paragraph. To which is added a key to the whole, .., 2014

"AS Poland lyes almost in the same Latitude with England, so the Character the Poet has here given of the Poles, seems so exactly to match what some ill-natur'd People have said of some in Enland, that he easily foresees this Censorious Age will be apt to mis-judge him, as if he had some Oblique Meaning, and that this was a Satyr levell'd at some People nearer Home han the Castle of Warsaw." This is an edition of a classical book first ...
  
  











  



  
The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe (Great Illustrated Classics)
Daniel Defoe

Waldman Publishing Corp., 2008

During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600s, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives on a deserted island for more than twenty-eight years.
  
  











  








   



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