Daniel Defoe


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    General Fiction

    Dec-2015

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2015

    " ...]Hanover, would by no means desire them to come hither, or desire you to bring them on such terms; first let the world see you are in a condition to support and defend them, that the pretender, and his power and alliances of any kind, shall not ...

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    General Fiction

    May-2015

    a History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademoiselle de Beleau, Afterwards Called the Countess de Wintselsheim. The novel concerns the story of an unnamed "fallen woman," the second time Defoe created such a character (the first was a s...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2015

    He would have taken me as a wife, but would not entertain me as a whore. Was ever woman angry with any gentleman on that head? And was ever woman so stupid to choose to be a whore, where she might have been an honest wife? But infatuations are next t...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2015

    " ...]Parish, and in the parish of St. James's, Clerkenwell, adjoining on the other side of Holborn; in both which parishes the usual numbers that died weekly were from four to six or eight, whereas at that time they were increased as follows: - Dec....

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2014

    Moll Flanders recounts the story of her extraordinary life, from her birth in Newgate prison to her declining years in married prosperity. After being seduced in the home of her adoptive family she lives off her wits and her beauty, as a whore, 'five...

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    Literary

    Jun-2014

    Robinson Crusoe is one of the most famous literary characters in history, and his story has spawned hundreds of retellings. Inspired by the life of Alexander Selkirk, a sailor who lived for several years on a Pacific island, the novel tells the story...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2014

    That all Defoe's novels, with the exception of "Robinson Crusoe," should have been covered with the dust of neglect for many generations, is a plain proof of how much fashions in taste affect the popularity of the British classics. It is true that th...

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    Action Adventure

    Jan-2014

    The narrative describes the life of an Englishman, stolen from a well-to-do family as a child and raised by Gypsies who eventually makes his way to sea. One half of the book concerns Singleton's crossing of Africa and the later half concerns his life...

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    Action Adventure

    Jul-2013

    The iconic Robinson Crusoe and the real life events that inspired his story Almost everyone has heard of the story of Robinson Crusoe and his man Friday, whether they have actually read Defoe's book or not. Crusoe has been the subject of numerous fi...

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    General Fiction

    May-2013

    A man who has the public good in view, ought not in the least to be alarmed at the tribute of ridicule which scoffers constantly pay to projecting heads. It is the business of a writer, who means well, to go directly forward, without regard to critic...

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    General Fiction

    May-2013

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    General Fiction

    May-2013

    where they had been, and what they had been doing, they gave them a full account of their voyage in a few words: that they reached the land in less than two days, but finding the people alarmed at their coming, and preparing with bows and arrows to f...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2013

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    Historical

    Nov-2012

    "Robinson Crusoe" was a castaway as a result of a terrible storm at sea. He was left with only a knife, some tobacco and a pipe. And so starts his education in how to survive, he learns how to build a canoe, make bread, and endure endless solitude. U...

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    Action Adventure

    Oct-2012

    Ignoring the advice of his father, young Robinson Crusoe leaves England to seek adventure as a sailor. He has cause to regret his decision when he becomes the lone survivor of a catastrophic shipwreck on a secluded, uninhabited island. Stranded, with...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2012

    The full title of this book is: "A New Voyage Round the World, by a Course never Sailed before. Being a Voyage undertaken by some Merchants, who afterwards proposed the Setting up an East-India Company in Flanders" is a narrative fiction of a merchan...

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    Action Adventure

    Jun-2012

    Three classic, timeless yarns to fill young readers'minds with action, adventure, and possibility abridged for easy readingIn "Robinson Crusoe," Crusoe is stranded on an island, totally isolated, until 24 years later when he unexpectedly meets anothe...

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    Action Adventure

    Mar-2012

    "Woben Lakwa" is the Haitian Creole adaptation of Daniel Defoe s (1719) masterpiece, "Robinson Crusoe." This classic book tells the thrilling story of the adventurer, Robinson Crusoe (Woben Lakwa). At the beginning of the book, the young Englishman i...

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    Literary

    Dec-2007

    Daniel Defoe (1659/1661-1731) was an English writer, journalist and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe (1719). Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel and helped popularise the genre in Brita...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2007

    Daniel Defoe (1660?-1731) was a prolific English writer who became one of the first Western writers to write novels and turn them into a sought after literary genre. During his life, Defoe wrote more than 500 books, pamphlets and journals on topics a...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2007

    Daniel Defoe (1659/1661-1731) was an English writer, journalist and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe (1719). Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel and helped popularise the genre in Brita...

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    Action Adventure

    Mar-2004

    So that I had nothing, indeed, to do but to sit still, and fully enjoy what I had got, and see it increase daily upon my hands. Yet all these things had no effect upon me, or at least not enough to resist the strong inclination I had to go abroad aga...

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    Literary

    Sep-2003

    Like several of the main characters in Defoe's stories (Captain Singleton, Moll Flanders), Colonel Jacque never really knew his real parents; and he is always looking out for the main chance. His chief interest is commerce, and he becomes an Anglo-Sa...

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    Action Adventure

    Sep-2003

    Defoe here offers a searching exploration of society from the point of view of its outcasts. Originally was published in 1720, a year after ROBINSON CRUSOE, when Daniel Defoe was fifty-nine, CAPTAIN SINGLETON is an absorbing and delightful tale. Twen...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2003

    Daniel Defoe (1660?-1731) was a prolific English writer who became one of the first Western writers to write novels and turn them into a sought after literary genre. During his life, Defoe wrote more than 500 books, pamphlets and journals on topics a...

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    General Fiction

    1724

    Roxana (1724), Defoe's last and darkest novel, is the autobiography of a woman who has traded her virtue, at first for survival, and then for fame and fortune. Its narrator tells the story of her own "wicked" life as the mistress of rich and powerful...

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    General Fiction

    1722

    Bring out your dead! The ceaseless chant of doom echoed through a city of emptied streets and filled grave pits. For this was London in the year 1665, the Year of the Great Plague. . . . In 1721, when the Black Death again threatened the European Con...

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    Literary

    1722

    In MOLL FLANDERS, we meet one of the most lively, convincing and delightful rogues in literature. From her birth in Newgate Prison to her final position of wealth and stature, Moll Flanders demonstrates a mercantile spirit and an indomitable will. Mo...

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    General Fiction

    1719

    A storm at sea ... a doomed ship . a sole survivor . . . here is Daniel De-foe's immortal tale of a young merchant seaman cast ashore on an uninhabited tropical island, destined to spend twenty-four years in isolated loneliness. But more than a story...

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    Thriller

    Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain.org.uk This book is found as a ...

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    General Fiction

    The narrative describes the life of the Englishman, Singleton, stolen from a well-to-do family as a child and raised by Gypsies, eventually making his way to sea. The former half of the book concerns Singleton's crossing of Africa, the latter half co...

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    Literary

    Colonel Jack is a classic crime fiction novel by Daniel Defoe, which chronicles the life journey of a young orphan who adapts his nickname into an identity to aid his social standing. Originally published under a much lengthier title, as was custom ...

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

    Dickory Cronke The Dumb Philosopher or Great Britain's Wonder is a popular book by Daniel Defoe. Read Dickory Cronke The Dumb Philosopher or Great Britain's Wonder, free online version of the book by Daniel Defoe, on ReadCentral.com. Daniel Defoe's D...

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    Literary

    Since this little book appeared in print, it has had no less than three answers, and fresh attacks are daily expected from the powers of Grub-street; but should threescore antagonists more arise, unless they say more to the purpose than the forementi...

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    General Fiction

    This book (hardcover) is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preser...

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    General Fiction

    The world is so taken up of late with novels and romances, that it will be hard for a private history to be taken for genuine, where the names and other circumstances of the person are concealed, and on this account we must be content to leave the re...

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    General Fiction

    I sat mute, as one thunderstruck, for a good while; and it presently occurred to me that I was going to lose him, which, indeed, I could but ill bear the thoughts of; and as he told me I turned pale. "What's the matter?" said he hastily. "I have surp...

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    General Fiction

    At the end of this book there are a couple of letters from a volume of the "Travels in England" which were not by Defoe, although resembling Defoe's work so much in form and title, and so near to it in date of publication, that a volume of one book i...

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scannin...

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    General Fiction

    Soon after the success of his beloved classic Robinson Crusoe in 1719, Defoe wrote this thrilling tale of high-seas adventure. In a firsthand account, colorful rogue Captain Avery pens a letter of defense against scandalous accusations. In doing so, ...

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    General Fiction

    That all Defoe's novels, with the exception of 'Robinson Crusoe, '' should have been covered with the dust of neglect for many generations, is a plain proof of how much fashions in taste affect the popularity of the British classics. It is true that ...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    General Fiction

    Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe was first published on April 25, 1719 during the age of exploration and enlightenment. The world was actively explored, mapped, settled, and reported back to various European ports and capitals. Readers in the 1700's co...

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    General Fiction

    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scannin...

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    Literary

    This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts ...

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    General Fiction

    Memoirs of a Cavalier (1720) is a work of historical fiction by Daniel Defoe, set during the Thirty Years' War and the English Civil Wars. The full title, which bore no date, was: Memoirs of a Cavalier; or A Military Journal of the Wars in Germany, a...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    General Fiction

    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scannin...

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    Science Fiction

    The book has no illustrations or index. Purchasers are entitled to a free trial membership in the General Books Club where they can select from more than a million books without charge. Subjects: Travel / General;...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    General Fiction

    This is the first authoritative edition of all of Daniel Defoe's novels. Carefully selected copy texts are supported by extensive new editorial material explaining the novels' publishing history and details of later parodies, sequels and adaptations....

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    General Fiction

    With a fascinating introduction that provides historical context for the book, this rendition of novelist Daniel Defoe’s historical account details the life of John Gow, the notorious 18th-century pirate who ransacked the waves. Leaving home at an...

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    General Fiction

    On the evening of November 26, 1703, a hurricane from the north Atlantic hammered into Britain: it remains the worst storm the nation has ever experienced. Eyewitnesses saw cows thrown into trees and windmills ablaze from the friction of their whirli...

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    General Fiction

    This book covers Britain in the early eighteenth century. It provides an introduction that is both informative and imaginative, reliable and entertaining. To the tradition of travel writing Daniel Defoe brings a lifetime's experience as a businessman...

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    General Fiction

    It is not that I see any reason to alter my opinion in any thing I have writ, which occasions this epistle; but I find it necessary for the satisfaction of some persons of honour, as well as wit, to pass a short explication upon it; and tell the worl...

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    General Fiction

    Daniel Defoe (1659/1661-1731) was an English writer, journalist and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe (1719). Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel and helped popularise the genre in Brita...

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    General Fiction

    Volume: 3 General Books publication date: 2009 Original publication date: 1903 Original Publisher: Crowell Subjects: Fiction / Literary History / General Literary Collections / General Literary Criticism / European / English, Irish, Scot...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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