The Swiss Family Robinson Summary
Johann Rudolf Wyss

Everything you need to understand or teach The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann Rudolf Wyss.

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The Swiss Family Robinson Summary

Although The Swiss Family Robinson may seem to be old-fashioned in its outlook, it is still widely read and available in several different editions. For all its quaintness, it is a wonderful tale of adventure. A family of six are tossed upon an Edenlike island, where they gradually find everything they need for their comfort. The worst disaster that occurs during their ten-year stay is the loss of their donkey to a thirty-foot boa constrictor...

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