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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, ...


History of the Plague in London, 2011

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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 ...


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.


Moll Flanders: (illustrated), 2014

These are the fortunes and misfortunes of Moll Flanders: born in Newgate Prison, twelve years a prostitute, five times a wife (once to her own brother), twelve years a thief and eight years a transported felon in Her Majesty's colony of Virginia. Daniel Defoe's rollicking tale presents life in the prisons, alleyways and underworlds of eighteenth-century London, and gives us Moll - scandalous, unscrupulous and utterly irresistible.


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 ...


The History of the Devil As Well Ancient as Modern: In Two Parts

Public Domain Books, 2010

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our ...


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 ...


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 ...


The Complete English Tradesman (1839 ed.), 2012

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The Great English Short-Story Writers, Volume 1, ..., 2011

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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, ...


Moll Flanders - Full Version (Annotated) (Literary Classics Collection Book 42)

G Books, 2011

Moll Flanders, by Daniel Defoe, is part of the Literary Classics Collection, 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 the Literary Classics Collection: - New introductions commissioned from today's top writers and scholars - Biographies of the authors - Chronologies ...


The True-Born Englishman A Satire

Public Domain Books, 2010

The True-Born Englishman - A Satire is presented here in a high quality paperback edition. This popular classic work by Daniel Defoe is in the English language, and may not include graphics or images from the original edition. If you enjoy the works of Daniel Defoe then we highly recommend this publication for your book collection.


Everybody's Business Is Nobody's Business Or, Private Abuses, Public Grievances; Exemplified in the Pride, ..., 2012

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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 Complete Daniel Defoe Collection. (30+ Works). Includes Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders, Roxana, A Journal ...

Coyote Canyon Press, 2010

This collection is indexed alphabetically, chronologically and by category, making navigation a snap. All books in this collection have a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection also conatains an author biography. Table of Contents List of Works by Genre and Title List of Works in Alphabetical Order Daniel Defoe Biography Novels Dickory Cronke A Journal of the Plague Year Memoirs of a Cavalier Moll Flanders Robinson Crusoe ...


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.


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.”  



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