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DetailsWith a passion and longing for the sea, Robinson Crusoe sets on a sea voyage, much against the wishes of his family, only to survive a shipwreck. But he doesn't give up. And after a series of adventurous journey's, eight years later on the same day of September, Crusoe sets sail again. Caught in a sea storm, he is washed ashore on a deserted island after the shipwreck. The sole human survivor, along with a dog and two cats, Crusoe builds his life with whatever is available around, and begins to contemplate and consider his situation.Will his adventures end here, or is there more in store for him?Establishing realistic fiction as a literary genre, Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe is regarded as the first English novel. With simple characters and an exceptional interpretation of life, it went on to become a literary masterpiece, remains as an epic.ABOUT THE AUTHOR: One of the significant founders of the English novel and a pioneer of economic journalism, Daniel Defoe was born in London, England, sometime around the year 1659-60, the exact date being uncertain. An Essay upon Projects (1697) was Defoes first publication. Defoes first work of fiction was Robinson Crusoe. Published in 1719 when he was sixty, it was considered the first English novel. It established realistic fiction as a literary genre. Some of Defoes works published in rapid succession include Memoirs of a Cavalier (1720); Captain Singleton (1720), Moll Flanders (1722); Colonel Jacque (1722); A Journal of the Plague Year (1722); and Roxana (1724). Defoe breathed his last on April 24, 1731.
SKU Code PRK B 2372 Weight in Kg 0.2000 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9788175994676 Author Name DANIEL DEFOE Publisher Name FINGERPRINT