Jamaa Hodari Kisiwani (The Swiss Family Robinson)

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Genesis Press, Inc., Jan 1, 2011 - Fiction - 136 pages
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A Kiswahili translation of The Swiss Family Robinson.

Swept off course by a raging storm, a Swiss pastor, his wife, and their four young sons are shipwrecked on an uncharted tropical island. Thus begins the classic story of survival and adventure that has fired the imaginations of readers since it first appeared in 1812. With optimism and boundless enthusiasm, the Robinson family undertakes the extraordinary task of constructing a home and exploring the island, which is filled with strange and beautiful creatures and exotic fruits and plants.
 

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Contents

Sura ya Kwanza
1
Sura ya Tatu
12
Sura ya Tano
24
Sura ya Saba
32
Sura ya Kumi
49
Sura ya Kumi na Mbili
58
Sura ya Kumi na Tatu
64
Sura ya Kumi na Tano
74
Sura ya Kumi na Sita
81
Sura ya Kumi na Saba
95
Sura ya Kumi na Tisa
110
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About the author (2011)

J. D. Wyss (1743?1818) was an army chaplain with four sons. He wrote "The Swiss Family Robinson" to entertain them while teaching them important life lessons. The first English edition was translated by William Godwin in 1814 and has been a classic ever since.

J. P. Linder is a writer and filmmaker. If you went to college with her, she won't remember you unless you were physically inside of the bowl of pot she was smoking. Now, mostly a wino, she lives in Brooklyn with her dog Dee Dee Ramone and her fiance Aaron.

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