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    General Fiction

    Dec-2015

    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

    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

    The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, &c. Who was Born in Newgate, and during a Life of continu'd Variety for Threescore Years, besides her Childhood, was Twelve Year a Whore, five times a Wife (whereof once to her own Brother), T...

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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 stor...

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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 Life, Adventures and Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton is a Daniel Defoe novel partly inspired by the exploits of English pirate Henry Every. The narrative describes the life of an Englishman, stolen from a well-to-do family as a child and...

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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 reading In Robinson Crusoe, Crusoe is stranded on an island, totally isolated, until 24 years later when he unexpectedly meets ...

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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 (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 (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

    We set out on the 5th of February from Ireland, and had a very fair gale of wind for some days. As I remember, it might be about the 20th of February in the evening late, when the mate, having the watch, came into the round-house and told us he saw a...

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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

    Apr-1999

    Daniel Defoe's faith-filled The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe finds Crusoe bored with his prosperity and consumed by an irresistible longing to return to the island he left many years before. Along with his trusty servant and companion, Frida...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-1996

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1978

    Britain in the early eighteenth century: 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, soldier, economic journalis...

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    General Fiction

    1724

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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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

     Atalantis Major is a thinly veiled allegory describing the November 1710 election of the representative Scottish peers. The circumstances which surrounded this election were produced by the outcome of the previous month's General Election -- a land...

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    General Fiction

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    Literary

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    General Fiction

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    Literary

    Purchase one of 1st World Library's Classic Books and help support our free internet library of downloadable eBooks. Visit us online at www.1stWorldLibrary.ORG - - It cannot be unknown to any that have travell'd into the Dominions of the Czar of Musc...

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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

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    General Fiction

    Tor Classics are affordably-priced editions designed to attract the young reader. Original dynamic cover art enthusiastically represents the excitement of each story. Appropriate "reader friendly" type sizes have been chosen for each titleoffering cl...

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    General Fiction

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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

    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

    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

    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 scanning...

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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

    After being kidnapped from his family as a child, Bob Singleton is raised by the gypsy who purchased him. As a young man, he quickly takes to life at sea, and begins a series of adventures, both on and off land, eventually becoming a successful pirat...

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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 scanning...

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    General Fiction

    With 'Robinson Crusoe', Defoe became the author of one of the earliest English novels and created one of the most famous and resonant myths in literature. This gripping adventure story begins as Crusoe leaves the English coast for Africa and finds hi...

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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 scanning...

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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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    Action Adventure

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    General Fiction

    Daniel Defoe's great talent as a writer was to speak in the voices of others. Such was the authenticity of this memoir of a 17th-century soldier of fortune that for over half a century it was considered to be genuine. The struggle of the narrator to ...

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    General Fiction

    This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor p...

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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 scanning...

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    General Fiction

    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

    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 scanning...

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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

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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    General Fiction

    On the evening of 26th November 1703, a cyclone from the north Atlantic hammered into southern Britain at over seventy miles an hour, claiming the lives of over 8,000 people. Eyewitnesses reported seeing cows left stranded in the branches of trees an...

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    General Fiction

    This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the original. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available a...

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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 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 scanning...

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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 scanning...

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