Robinson Crusoe

Robinson Crusoe

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Book Specification

Item Code: AZE841
Author: Daniel Defoe
Language: ENGLISH
Edition: 2020
ISBN: 9789389136487
Pages: 112 (Throughout B/w Illustrations)
Other Details 7.50x5.50 inch
Weight 170 gm

Book Description

About the Book
Robinson Crusoe is an evergreen tale of adventure about a young man who is shipwrecked on a tropical island, near Trinidad. During his 28 years away from civilization, his courage, resourcefulness and ingenuity help him to survive and thrive till he is rescued.

The book is one of the first novels in English literature and it also introduced the literary genre of realistic fiction. It has inspired numerous other books, theatrical and movie adaptations. Read in today's time, the book also symbolizes the European colonial enterprise and its associated ideas. However, its memorable characters make it still very readable today.

This edition is an abridged version for young readers and includes a timeline of the author's life, which provides the literary, historical and cultural context of the book.

About the Author
Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) was an English writer and journalist who wrote on many topics and is most renowned for his novel Robinson Crusoe. He was often in debt and in trouble with the law, but is remembered as a forthright thinker, for his writings on politics, economics and social issues, as well as a popularize of the novel.

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