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  • 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...


  • " ...]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 ...


  • 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 topic...


  • This book contains Daniel Defoe’s seminal 1722 novel, The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders. It purports to be a factual account of Moll Flanders’s life from birth until death, and recounts the experiences of a woman wh...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • " ...]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....


  • 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...


  • 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...






  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • NONE of these bold Adventurers were ever so much talked of, for a while, as Avery; he made as great a Noise in the World as Meriveis does now, and was looked upon to be a Person of as great Consequence; he was represented in Europe, as one that had r...


  • Running away to sea to escape a legal career, Robinson Crusoe ends up having rather more excitement than he'd bargained for in this infamous adventure yarn by Daniel Defoe. Only just surviving his first storm at sea, Crusoe goes on to become a succes...



  • "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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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 ...


  • "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...




  •  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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...


  • 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...






  • 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...


  • "Defoe has been recognized as the author of A GENERAL HISTORY OF THE ROBBERIES AND MURDERS OF THE MOST NOTORIOUS PYRATES since 1932, when John Robert Moore suggested that the supposed author, Captain Charles Johnson, like Andrew Moreton, Kara Selym, ...


  • 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...


  • A new selection of Daniel Defoe's early, radical writings. It includes his verse satire on English chauvinism, his satire on High Church intolerance, as well as a dozen other pieces written between 1697 and 1706. These are of particular interest, con...



  • 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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    Roxana (1724) was Defoe's last novel. It is a fascinating work, simultaneously strange and tragic, which dramatizes the moral deterioration and degradation of its complex heroine. Mlle Beleau, or Roxana as she becomes known, enters upon a career as a...


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    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...


  • 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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    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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    Large format for easy reading. The life, adventures and piracies of a young man, the book portrays the redemptive power of one man's love for another. By the author of Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders....


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    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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    The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders (commonly known as simply "Moll Flanders") is a novel written by Daniel Defoe in 1722. Defoe wrote this after his work as a journalist and pamphleteer. By 1722, Defoe had become recognized as a...


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    In March, 1724, was published the narrative in which Defoe came, perhaps even nearer than in Moll Flanders, to writing what we to-day call a novel, namely: The Fortunate Mistress; or, a History of the Life and Vast Variety of Fortunes of Mademois...






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    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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    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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    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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    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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    When Robinson Crusoe left the English coast for Africa, he never dreamed he'd soon find himself on a desert island, the sole survivor of a shipwreck. Daniel Defoe's gripping adventure-one of the first English novels-chronicles Crusoe's experiences on...


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    • The book has been corrected for spelling and grammatical errors• Illustrated bookIf ever the story of any private man's adventures in the world were worth making public, and were acceptable when published, the Editor of this account t...






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    Daniel Defoe was an English trader and author.  Defoe was a very prolific writer of various topics such as politics, religion, marriage and psychology.  This edition of Memoirs of a Cavalier includes a table of contents....


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    Brings together three parts of "Robinson Crusoe" and examines their relationship. This work contains editorial material that includes a substantial introduction to each novel, explanatory endnotes, textual notes, and a consolidated index....


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    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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    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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    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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    This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1903 edition. Excerpt: ... at last. OF THE WONDERFUL EXCEL...


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