After surviving a terrible shipwreck, Robinson Crusoe discovers he is the only human on an island far from any shipping routes or rescue. At first he is devastated, but slowly, with patience and imagination, he transforms his island into a tropical paradise. For twenty-four years he lives with no human companionship – until one fateful day, when he discovers he is not alone… Puffin Classics edition has been specially abridged.
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About Daniel Defoe
Daniel Defoe was 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… More about Daniel Defoe
Published by Puffin Books Jun 01, 1995| 288 Pages| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9780140367225