A System of Magic by Daniel Defoe

A System of Magic

byDaniel Defoe

Kobo ebook | November 23, 2015

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Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) was a prolific English writer, who is mostly known for the adventure novel 'The adventures Of Robinson Crusoe'. Defoe was a tradesman but many trading campaigns he took part in went bankrupt. Daniel Defoe now is considered one of those writers who influenced the development of novel as the genre in England. Besides novels Defoe also wrote political pamphlets and worked as a journalist writing on a great variety of topics. In his pamphlets he defended the individual liberty and the freedom of speech.

'A System Of Magick' was published in 1727. In this work Daniel Defoe reveals his thoughts of the supernatural things. He is particulaty interested in the nature of the devil and black magic, for example in such a thing as 'dealing with the devil'. He starts his research from the ancient times, studying the stories from the Holy Bible and evem the beliefs of the primeval men. Read this work and enjoy both the atmosphere of mystery  as well as Defoe's talant as a story-teller!

Title:A System of MagicFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:November 23, 2015Publisher:Media GalaxyLanguage:English

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