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Robinson Crusoe

Written by Daniel Defoe

Robinson Crusoe
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Category: Fiction - Classics
Imprint: Bantam Classics
Format: Paperback
Pub Date: June 1982
Price: $5.95
Can. Price: $7.95
ISBN: 978-0-553-21373-7 (0-553-21373-3)
Pages: 304
Also available as an eBook, hardcover, trade paperback and a trade paperback.



 
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. His is the saga of a man alone: a man who overcomes self-pity and despair to reconstruct his life; who painstakingly teaches himself how to fashion a pot, bake bread, build a canoe; and who, after twenty-four agonizing years of solitude, discovers a human footprint in the sand... Consistently popular since its first publication in 1719, Daniel Defoe's story of human endurance in an exotic, faraway land exerts a timeless appeal. The first important English novel, Robinson Crusoe has taken its rightful place among the great myths of Western civilization.





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