Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. The book is a fictional autobiography of the title character, a castaway who spends years on a remote tropical island near Trinidad, encountering cannibals, captives, and mutineers before being rescued.
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Daniel Defoe (1660 – 24 April 1731), born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer, and spy, most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is noted for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain with others such as Samuel Richardson, and is among the founders of the English novel. He was a prolific and versatile writer, producing more than five hundred books, pamphlets, and journals on various topics, including politics, crime, religion, marriage, psychology, and the supernatural. He was also a pioneer of economic journalism.
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Book Description Puffin, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0140350721
Book Description Puffin, 1987. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110140350721
Book Description Puffin. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0140350721 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW7.0027530