Robinson Crusoe (100 Copy Limited Edition)

byDaniel Defoe

Hardcover | December 11, 2018

Robinson Crusoe (100 Copy Limited Edition) by Daniel Defoe
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On Robinson Crusoe's first seafaring voyage, his ship sinks in a violent storm. On his second voyage he is enslaved by pirates. When Crusoe braves the ocean after several years in Brazil, Providence leaves him as the sole survivor of a shipwreck on a deserted island. Confronted by hunger and the elements, Crusoe builds a home, grows crops, tames wild animals, and survives cannibals and mutineers by his wits and the qualities of his cultural upbringing. But while Crusoe has conquered his island, he is affected most by his isolation from civilization.

Robinson Crusoe is widely regarded as the first English novel. No book in the history of Western literature had spawned more editions, spin-offs, and translations. Adaptations include The Swiss Family Robinson, the Hollywood film Cast Away, and nbc's tv series Crusoe. The story was likely influenced by the real-life Alexander Selkirk, a Scottish castaway in 1704 who spent four years and four months on the Pacific island Juan Fern ndez which was later changed to Robinson Crusoe Island in 1966.

This cloth-bound book includes a Victorian inspired dust-jacket, and is limited to 100 copies.

Title:Robinson Crusoe (100 Copy Limited Edition)Format:HardcoverDimensions:244 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.69 inPublished:December 11, 2018Publisher:Engage BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1772265853

ISBN - 13:9781772265859

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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