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By Daniel Defoe

The unique story of a castaway suffering to outlive on a distant barren region island, and one of many first novels in English

the only survivor of a shipwreck, Robinson Crusoe is washed up on a wilderness island. In his magazine he chronicles his day-by-day conflict to stick alive, as he conquers isolation, models defend and garments, enlists assistance from a local islander who he names 'Friday', and fights off cannibals and mutineers. Written in an age of exploration and firm, it's been variously interpreted as an embodiment of British imperialist values, as a portrayal of 'natural man', or as an ethical delusion. yet certainly is an excellent narrative, depicting Crusoe's transformation from terrified survivor to self-sufficient grasp of an island. This variation features a complete chronology of Defoe's existence and instances, explanatory notes, thesaurus and a serious advent discussing Robinson Crusoe as a pioneering paintings of contemporary mental realism. 

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