Robinson Crusoe

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OUP Oxford, Mar 8, 2007 - Fiction - 384 pages
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'I made him know his Name should be Friday, which was the Day I sav'd his Life...I likewise taught him to say Master' Robinson Crusoe's seafaring adventures are abruptly ended when he is shipwrecked, the solitary survivor on a deserted island. He gradually creates a life for himself, building a in English literature. land, and making a companion from the native whose life he saves. Daniel Defoe's enthralling story-telling and imaginatively detailed descriptions have ensured that his fiction masquerading as fact remains one of the most famous stories in English literature. On one level a simple adventure story, the novel also raises profound questions about moral and spiritual values, society, and man's abiding acquisitiveness. This new edition includes a scintillating Introduction and notes that illuminate the historical context.

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User Review  - hitomik - LibraryThing

This is a story about Robinson Crusoe, a man who reached a desert island alone and lived there more than 20 years. I didn’t enjoy this novel very much because it was kind of monotonous. I also think that things happened to Robinson Crouse were sometimes too good to occur. Read full review

Review: Robinson Crusoe, Abridged

User Review  - Terry L -

This is an UNBELIEVABLE deal! The book is large with a beautiful dust cover. It contains a fair number of very well done, full-page illustrations. For younger readers, this abridged version is ... Read full review

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