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Daniel Defoe: The Complete Novels [newly updated] (Book House Publishing)

This meticulously edited and illustrated Daniel Defoe collection includes:_x000D_ Novels:_x000D_ “Robinson Crusoe” — Defoe's most famous novel tells the story of a man's shipwreck on a desert island for thirty years and his subsequent adventures._x000D_ “Captain Singleton” — an adventure story that covers a traversal of Africa and taps into the contemporary fascination with piracy._x000D_ “Colonel Jack” — follows an orphaned boy from a life of poverty and crime to colonial prosperity, military imbroglios, and religious conversion, driven by a tricky notion of becoming a “gentleman.”_x000D_ “Moll Flanders” — tells the story of the fall and eventual redemption of a lone woman in 17th-century England. _x000D_ “Memoirs of a Cavalier” — is set during the Thirty Years' War and the English Civil War. It is presented as a military journal of the Wars in Germany and England._x000D_ “A Journal of the Plague Year” — This biographical novel is an account of one man's experiences of the year 1665, in which the Great Plague struck the city of London._x000D_ “Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress” — The novel follows the adventures of a young woman from wealth, to prostitution, to freedom._x000D_ “The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe” — The sequel to “Robinson” describes how Crusoe traveled back in Bedford._x000D_ Criticism:_x000D_ Robinson Crusoe by Arthur Quiller-Couch_x000D_ Robinson Crusoe by W. P. Trent_x000D_ Biographies:_x000D_ The Life of Daniel De Foe by George Chalmers_x000D_ Daniel Defoe by William Minto_x000D_ The Earlier Life of Daniel Defoe by Henry Morley_x000D_ Daniel Defoe (1660–1731), was an English writer, journalist, and spy, most famous for his novel Robinson Crusoe.
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