Robinson Crusoe, a novel, first published in 1719, tells the story of a castaway who spends thirty years on a remote tropical island, encountering cannibals, captives, and mutineers, before being rescued. Despite its simple narrative style the novel was well received in the literary world and is often credited as marking the beginning of realistic fiction as a literary genre.
A level 2 Oxford Bookworms Library graded reader. Retold for Learners of English by Diane Mowat. I often walked along the shore, and one day I saw something in the sand. I went over to look at it more carefully… It was a footprint – the footprint of a man!' In 1659 Robinson Crusoe was shipwrecked on a small island off the coast of South America. After fifteen years alone, he suddenly learns that there is another person on the island. But will this man be a friend – or an enemy?
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Robinson Crusoe is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. Crusoe sets sail from the Queen's Dock in Hull on a sea voyage in August 1651, against the wishes of his parents, who want him to pursue a career, possibly in law. After a tumultuous journey where his ship is wrecked in a storm, his lust for the sea remains so strong that he sets out to sea again.
Даниэль Дефо - знаменитый английский писатель и публицист рубежа XVII-XVIII вв., чьи произведения до сих пор остаются самыми читаемыми и любимыми по всему миру. "Робинзон Крузо" - одно из самых известных произведений в мировой литературе, представляющий собой не просто роман о человеке, который оказался на необитаемом острове и прожил там 28 лет, но настоящую историю о мужестве и силе духа.Читайте зарубежную литературу в оригинале!