Robinson Crusoe

Daniel Defoe - Author

Paul Theroux - Introduction by

Robert Mayer - Afterword by

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ISBN 9780451530776 | 336 pages | 06 May 2008 | Signet Classic | 6.49 x 4.29in | 18 - AND UP
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Who has not dreamed of life on an exotic isle, far away from civilization? Here is the novel which has inspired countless imitations by lesser writers, none of which equal the power and originality of Defoe's famous book. Robinson Crusoe, set ashore on an island after a terrible storm at sea, is forced to make do with only a knife, some tobacco, and a pipe. He learns how to build a canoe, make bread, and endure endless solitude. That is, until, twenty-four years later, when he confronts another human being. First published in 1719, Robinson Crusoe has been praised by such writers as James Joyce, Virginia Woolf, and Samuel Johnson as one of the greatest novels in the English language.

@ImNotGilligan You’d think in a diary about solitude I’d write something emotional, but nah, that’d be so emo. I’m not in the mood.

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