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Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.12" Width: 4.58" Height: 1.12" Weight: 1 lbs.
ISBN 8497936647 ISBN13 9788497936644
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Daniel Defoewas born Daniel Foe in London in 1660. It was perhaps ineveitable that Defoe, an outspoken man, would become a political journalist. As a Puritan he believed God had given him a mission to print the truth, that is, to proselytize on religion and politics, and he became a prolific pamphleteer satirizing the hypocrisies of both Church and State. Defoe admired William III, and his poemThe True-Born Englishman(1701) won him the King's friendship. But an ill-timed satire on High Church extremists, The Shortest Way with the Dissenters, published during Queen Anne's reign, resulted in his being pilloried and imprisoned for seditious libel in 1703. At fifty-nine Defoe turned to fiction, completingThe Life and Strange Surprising Adventures of Robinson Crusoe(1719), partly based on the saga of Alexander Selkirk, a Scottish sailor;Moll Flanders(1722);Colonel Jack(1722);A Journal of the Plague Years(1722); andRoxana or the Fortunate Mistress(1724).
Daniel Defoe lived in London. Daniel Defoe was born in 1661 and died in 1731.
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