Robinson Crusoe (collins Classics)

July 23, 2013|
Robinson Crusoe (collins Classics) by Daniel Defoe
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HarperCollins is proud to present its new range of best-loved, essential classics.''It happen''d one Day about Noon going towards my Boat, I was exceedingly surpriz''d with the Print of a Man''s naked Foot on the Shore.''Shipwrecked in a storm at sea, Robinson Crusoe is washed up on a remote and desolate island. As he struggles to piece together a life for himself, Crusoe''s physical, moral and spiritual values are tested to the limit. For 24 years he remains in solitude and learns to tame and master the island, until he finally comes across another human being. Considered a classic literary masterpiece, and frequently interpreted as a comment on the British Imperialist approach at the time, Defoe''s fable was and still is revered as the very first English novel.
Daniel Defoe was born Daniel Foe in London, England on September 13, 1660. He changed his surname in 1703, adding the more genteel "De" before his own name to suggest a higher social standing. He was a novelist, journalist, and political agent. His writings covered a wide range of topics. His novels include Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flande...
Title:Robinson Crusoe (collins Classics)Format:PaperbackProduct dimensions:304 pages, 7.01 X 4.37 X 0 inShipping dimensions:304 pages, 7.01 X 4.37 X 0 inPublished:July 23, 2013Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0007350848

ISBN - 13:9780007350841

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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