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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 Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Of York, Mariner: Who lived Eight and Twenty Years, all ...
  
  











  



  
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 (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, ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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.”  
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
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: 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 ...
  
  











  



  
Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress (Oxford World's Classics)
Daniel Defoe

Oxford University Press, 2008

Roxana (1724), Defoe's last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune. Its narrator tells the story of her own "wicked" life as the mistress of rich and powerful men. Endowed with many seductive skills, she is herself seduced: by money, by dreams of rank, and by the illusion that she can escape her own past. This edition uses the rare first edition text, ...
  
  











  



  
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.
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe: An Authoritative Text, Contexts, Criticism (Norton Critical Editions) Robinson Cru
Daniel/ Shinagel, Michael (EDT) Defoe

W W Norton & Co Inc, 1994

Book annotation not available for this title. Title: Robinson Crusoe Author: Defoe, Daniel/ Shinagel, Michael (EDT) Publisher: W W Norton & Co Inc Publication Date: 1994/02/01 Number of Pages: Binding Type: PAPERBACK Library of Congress: 93012217
  
  











  



  
Woben Lakwa: Robinson Crusoe in Haitian Creole (Haitian Edition)
Daniel Defoe

Classic Editions, 2012

"Woben Lakwa" is the Haitian Creole adaptation of Daniel Defoe’s (1719) masterpiece, "Robinson Crusoe." This classic book tells the thrilling story of the adventurer, Robinson Crusoe (Woben Lakwa). At the beginning of the book, the young Englishman is bored with his mundane existence and longs for travel and independence. Woben launches himself into an adventure in a world that is rapidly shrinking due to nautical science and the explosion of ...
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe: The Complete Adventures (Vol.1 - Vol.2) : (Illustrated Edition)
Daniel Defoe

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2014

Robinson Crusoe Vol 1. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe Vol 2. The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe 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 ...
  
  











  



  
The Storm (Penguin Classics)
Daniel Defoe

Penguin Classics, 2005

On the evening of November 26, 1703, a hurricane from the north Atlantic hammered into Britain: it remains the worst storm the nation has ever experienced. Eyewitnesses saw cows thrown into trees and windmills ablaze from the friction of their whirling sails—and some 8,000 people lost their lives. For Defoe, bankrupt and just released from prison for his "seditious" writings, the storm struck during one of his bleakest moments. But it also ...
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe, Modernized Edition (Broadview Editions)
Daniel Defoe

Broadview Press, 2014

Robinson Crusoe is one of the most famous literary characters in history, and his story has spawned hundreds of retellings. Inspired by the life of Alexander Selkirk, a sailor who lived for several years on a Pacific island, the novel tells the story of Crusoe's survival after shipwreck on an island, interaction with the mainland's native inhabitants, and eventual rescue. Read variously as economic fable, religious allegory, or imperialist ...
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe (Blackstone Audio Classic Collection)
Daniel Defoe

Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc., 2008

Shipwrecked and cast on an island, Robinson Crusoe cleverly survives alone for twenty-four years, until he meets a young native whom he rescues from cannibals. The two companions share in a variety of adventures.
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe (Classics for Young Readers) (Classics for Young Readers)
Daniel Defoe, Kathryn Ann Lindskoog

P & R Publishing, 2002

As the sole survivor of a shipwreck, an Englishman lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island.
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe (Collector's Library)
Daniel Defoe

Collector's Library, 2011

Robinson Crusoe is among the first novels written in English. Thanks to its extraordinary realism and drama, it is easily the longest-enduring work of popular fiction in the language. The story, probably based on the Pacific-island ordeal of castaway Alexander Selkirk, was presented by Daniel Defoe as a true account, and is utterly convincing in its topography, action, and character, even three hundred years after its first publication. Robinson ...
  
  











  



  
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 ...
  
  











  



  
Robinson Crusoe (Barnes & Noble Classics)
Daniel Defoe

Barnes & Noble Classics, 2005

Robinson Crusoe , by Daniel Defoe , is part of the Barnes & Noble Classics   series, which offers quality editions at affordable prices to the student and the general reader, including new scholarship, thoughtful design, and pages of carefully crafted extras. Here are some of the remarkable features of Barnes & Noble Classics : New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars Biographies of the authors Chronologies ...
  
  











  








   



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