Robinson Crusoe Summary
Daniel Defoe

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Robinson Crusoe Summary

Daniel Defoe's The Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe was published as a fictional memoir in 1719. It was so commercially successful that he quickly wrote a sequel. Realizing that fake autobiographies made a good profit, Defoe wrote four more first-person narratives before 1724, The best known are Moll Flanders (1722), A Journal of the Plague Year (1722), and The Fortunate Mistress, or Roxana (1724).

Today Robinson Crusoe remains a popular adventure narrative. In fact, the book...

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