First published in 1719, Robinson Crusoe purported to be an authentic account of the sufferings of a shipwrecked seafarer. Daniel Defoe's novel was later revealed as fiction, but his hero's name was already a synonym for someone stranded in otherwise uninhabited territory. Assembled and illust... read more
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Reprint of the George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., London, 1932 edition.
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