Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe

English BooksSKU: 9788175994676

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EAN: 9788175994676
Author: Daniel Defoe
Language: English
Publisher: Fingerprint! Publishing
Publication year: 2017
Print length: 304
Dimensions: 20 x 12.5 x 1.8
Item Weight: 223


Robinson Crusoe - Daniel Defoe

Embark on the quintessential adventure with Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, the book that established realistic fiction as a literary genre and is celebrated as the first English novel. Follow the journey of Robinson Crusoe, who, against his family's wishes, sets sail on September 1, 1651, only to survive a shipwreck that marks the beginning of his extraordinary ordeal.

Key Elements of This Timeless Story:

  • Epic Tale of Survival: Crusoe faces the ultimate test of resilience and resourcefulness when he is washed ashore on a deserted island, becoming the sole human survivor along with a dog and two cats.
  • A Journey of Self-Discovery: Isolated from the world, Crusoe builds a life from scratch, contemplates his circumstances, and evolves not just in survival skills but in his personal reflections and spirituality.
  • Iconic Opening Line: "Evil: I am cast upon a horrible, desolate island, void of all hope of recovery. Good: But I am alive; and not drowned, as all my ship's company were."
  • Literary Milestone: As the first English novel, Robinson Crusoe features simple yet profound character development and an exceptional interpretation of life, making it a masterpiece of literature.
  • Enduring Legacy: Continuously adapted and celebrated, the novel remains a cornerstone of classic literature, appealing to readers who relish adventure and exploration.

Robinson Crusoe is more than just a story of survival; it is a narrative that explores human perseverance, the will to overcome insurmountable odds, and the capacity to find hope in the most desperate situations. It is a must-read for anyone who appreciates the depth and resilience of the human spirit.

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