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by Daniel Defoe

Robinson Crusoe (World's Best Loved Classics) download ebook
ISBN:
1569602166
ISBN13:
978-1569602164
Author:
Daniel Defoe
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Book Essentials Promotions; 1st Printing edition (1994)
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1248 kb
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Rating:
4.9

Robinson Crusoe & The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by. Daniel Defoe.

Robinson Crusoe & The Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by.

Home Daniel Defoe The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Home Daniel Defoe The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, . I was born in the year 1632, in the city of York, of a good family,though not of that country, my father being a foreigner of Bremen, whosettled first at Hull. in the world, the most suited to human happiness, notexposed to the miseries and hardships, the labour and sufferings of themechanic part of mankind, and not embarrassed with the pride, luxury,ambition, and envy of the upper part of mankind.

Daniel Defoe's enthralling story-telling and imaginatively detailed .

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.

Home Daniel Defoe Robinson Crusoe. If Robinson Crusoe were a story about holding out against the odds, then everything would hinge on Crusoe’s rescue. But this is not the case. He has also published numerous best-selling travel books, including The Great Railway Bazaar, The Kingdom by the Sea, and The Pillars of Hercules. Robert Mayer is Professor of British Literature and Director of the Screen Studies Program at Oklahoma State University.

Robinson Crusoe is another classic adventure book that my mom read to me and my siblings when we were young. Daniel Defoe was an English Trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer, and spy. Daniel Defoe Novelist. Title: RoxanaAuthor: Defoe, Daniel/ Mullan, John (EDT)Publisher: Oxford Univ PrPublication Date: of Pages: Type: PAPERBACKLibrary of Congress: 2008482137.

Philosophy & Religion. Lifestyles & Social Issues. novel by Defoe (For a discussion of Robinson Crusoe in the context of Defoe’s writing career, see Daniel Defoe: Later life and works. Robinson Crusoe is best understood as standing alongside novels such as Tristram Shandy and Infinite Jest, all of which expand the novel’s possibilities by blurring its boundaries. This article was most recently revised and updated by .

Robinson Crusoe is bored with his quiet life at home in England. He decides to be a sailor, and to travel the seas of the world. He has many exciting adventures, and in 1659 he is in a ship sailing from Brazil to Africa. One day there is a terrible storm. The ship begins to break up, and soon Crusoe and his friends are fighting for their lives in an angry sea. All his friends die, but Crusoe lives and reaches land.

Robinson Crusoe (World's Best Loved Classics). Daniel Defoe This classic story of a shipwrecked mariner on a deserted island is perhaps the greatest adventure in all of English literature. This classic story of a shipwrecked mariner on a deserted island is perhaps the greatest adventure in all of English literature. Fleeing from pirates, Robinson Crusoe is swept ashore in a storm possessing only a knife, a box of tobacco, a pipe-and the will to survive.

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LibriVox recording of Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe. Read by Mark F. Smith  . Shipwrecked and castaway, Daniel DeFoe’s hard-luck character is still the standard for growing where you’re planted. Captured by pirates, he makes his break in a small boat and undergoes desperate adventures before winning his way back to civilization.

Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. The first edition credited the work's protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author, leading many readers to believe he was a real person and the book a travelogue of true incidents.
Reviews:
  • Kiutondyl
This edition does not include all of Defoe's famous work, Robinson Crusoe. It has no cover page or publishing information, and ends at chapter 9 mid sentence. Literally the last page of the book ends mid-sentence, with a comma. Terrible. I am just now noting that the cover has a picture of a motorboat - definitely not available at the time of the setting of this book. This edition was negligently put together and should not be sold. Don't buy under any circumstances, it will only make you sad.
  • Prorahun
I would offer "0" stars, if possible. This edition is thin, without page numbers, and the book ended in the MIDDLE OF A SENTENCE! Obviously, it is not a legitimate copy, and is a fraud. If I had only purchased one copy, I would not be so upset, but I bought 17 copies for a book discussion group and cannot return them! This "publisher" is fraudulent and Amazon should not allow them to sell this knock-off of the real thing. VERY FRUSTRATING!
  • Danial
I am writing a review of the audiobook version. I liked the narrator's presentation of the book. He has a good speaking voice and I've enjoyed other books he has narrated.

As for the book, one cannot expect the writing style or narrative to match that of current day since it was written 300 years ago, I did enjoy the usage of certain words in the book, which are now considered archaic. That said, I found the story to be tedious, repetitive and overtly religious. While it probably helped sales of the book in England, I did not like the overly superior manner in which the English way of life is portrayed in the book. All other peoples and they way they live are deemed are inferior.

Daniel Dafoe must have consumed the entire world's supply of commas for 10 or 20 years in writing this book. Nearly every sentence seems to contain a comma and many have multiple commas.
  • Yahm
This is not a complete book; what a scam! It's about HALF of the book and it ends mid sentence. Also, why is there a motorboat with a Yamaha motor on the cover? This book took place in the 1600s; there were no Yamaha motors or motors of any sort at the time of this book. What a rip off! Also there is no publishing info other than "Made in the USA Lexington, KY 17 August 2017" I placed my order for this book on August 17, 2017. I guess they didn't have time to print the entire book???
  • Llbery
I used to work at Macmillan when Scribner was under the Macmillan umbrella and I knew when I bought this edition that it was the highest quality you can buy. The N.C. Wyeth illustrations are wonderful and they're on the very best high quality paper. All the Scribner Classics are well made. If you like classics, you'll love these editions. They are very well bound on very good paper and, as I just said, the illustrations are on the very best paper. For the price, you're getting a great deal. The only drawback: because it's such a high quality edition, you'll want to take very, very good care of it. Read it away from anything that might spill on it. Try to keep it away from any humidity. I know I'm sounding like a crazy book person and, okay, I probably am, but when you buy it, you'll see what I mean.
  • Unde
The version I got is the one with the motorboat on the cover (which makes no sense given this is set in the 1600's). First off, this book just starts on the very first page which was a little strange, but not really a problem. Next, it has no page numbers; I can deal with that as well - after all the book was inexpensive. But then the reason I really hate this version on the book, is that it ends mid-sentence in the middle of chapter ten. Which means this book is good for nothing except the trash.
  • Andronrad
If I could I would put zero stars. The book is incomplete!!!!!!!!!! I bought it for my son's homework and he realized after starting anoting in it that it was finishing in a middle of a sentence and he did not have the end! !!!
It is presumptuous of me to offer a review. The Canterbury Tales, the first English book, and Robinson Crusoe, the first English novel, may be to two most seminal books ever written in the English language.
Let me just say that Robinson Crusoe is simply a great read. Do you need a story for the beach? This is it. Do you need a subject for you doctoral dissertation? This could also be it.
Everyone should find something of interest in this adventure story. I strongly recommend it.