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Robinson Crusoe

by Daniel Defoe
Simon Vance

Audiobook (Includes supplementary content)

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Widely regarded as the first English novel, Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe is one of the most popular and influential adventure stories of all time. This classic tale of shipwreck and survival on an uninhabited island was an instant success when first published in 1719, and it has inspired countless imitations.

In his own words, Robinson Crusoe tells of the terrible storm that drowned all his shipmates and left him marooned on a deserted island. Forced to overcome despair, doubt, and self-pity, he struggles to create a life for himself in the wilderness. From practically nothing, Crusoe painstakingly learns how to make pottery, grow crops, domesticate livestock, and build a house. His many adventures are recounted in vivid detail, including a fierce battle with cannibals and his rescue of Friday, the man who becomes his trusted companion.

Full of enchanting detail and daring heroics, Robinson Crusoe is a celebration of courage, patience, ingenuity, and hard work.


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Publisher: Tantor Media
Edition: Unabridged

OverDrive Listen audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781400126927
  • File size: 293511 KB
  • Release date: September 18, 2008
  • Duration: 10:10:33

MP3 audiobook

  • ISBN: 9781400126927
  • File size: 293511 KB
  • Release date: September 18, 2008
  • Duration: 10:10:33
  • Number of parts: 10


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Widely regarded as the first English novel, Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe is one of the most popular and influential adventure stories of all time. This classic tale of shipwreck and survival on an uninhabited island was an instant success when first published in 1719, and it has inspired countless imitations.

In his own words, Robinson Crusoe tells of the terrible storm that drowned all his shipmates and left him marooned on a deserted island. Forced to overcome despair, doubt, and self-pity, he struggles to create a life for himself in the wilderness. From practically nothing, Crusoe painstakingly learns how to make pottery, grow crops, domesticate livestock, and build a house. His many adventures are recounted in vivid detail, including a fierce battle with cannibals and his rescue of Friday, the man who becomes his trusted companion.

Full of enchanting detail and daring heroics, Robinson Crusoe is a celebration of courage, patience, ingenuity, and hard work.


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  • Details

    Publisher:
    Tantor Media
    Edition:
    Unabridged

    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    ISBN: 9781400126927
    File size: 293511 KB
    Release date: September 18, 2008
    Duration: 10:10:33

    MP3 audiobook
    ISBN: 9781400126927
    File size: 293511 KB
    Release date: September 18, 2008
    Duration: 10:10:33
    Number of parts: 10

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    OverDrive Listen audiobook
    MP3 audiobook
  • Languages
    English
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