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The best known works of Daniel Defoe.

Daniel Defoe

The best known works of Daniel Defoe.

Including Robinson Crusoe and A Journal of the Plague Year

by Daniel Defoe

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Published by Book League of America in New York .
Written in English


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Pagination518 p.
Number of Pages518
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Open LibraryOL22785509M

Although Defoe is best known now for his novels, much of his writing is related to political, social, and business issues. This is evident in his early writing. One of his first works, An Essay upon Projects (), was a series of proposals that touched on such topics as . Defoe produced some books, pamphlets, and journals, but the works for which he is best known belong to his later years. Robinson Crusoe appeared in , the .

The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders (commonly known as simply "Moll Flanders") is a novel written by Daniel Defoe in Defoe wrote .   : The Works of Daniel Defoe: Robinson Crusoe, Moll Flanders and Much More (Edition de Luxe, Limited Edition of 8 Volumes): An 8-volume set of the principal works of the English author Daniel Defoe (c), perhaps best known for his "Robinson Crusoe" series of novels. In publisher's "Edition de Luxe" and limited to "One Thousand Numbered Sets" of which this .

About this Book Catalog Record Details. The best known works of Daniel Defoe. Defoe, Daniel, ? View full catalog record. Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. Make Offer - Lot of 2 new Daniel Defoe books Robinson Crusoe & A Journal of the Plague Year Readers Digest Select Edition Condensed Books Volumes 1,5; Volumes 1,2 $


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Daniel Defoe (–) was an prolific and versatile writer, pamphleteer and spy, one of the founders of the English novel, who gained fame for his famous novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe based part of the narrative of Robinson on the story of the castaway Alexander Selkirk, who spent four years stranded on the island of Juan Fernandez.

Daniel Defoe ( – ) Daniel Defoe ((?)- April ) was an English writer, journalist and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel and helped popularize the genre in.

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English novelist, pamphleteer and journalist Daniel Defoe is best known for his novels Robinson Crusoe and Moll Flanders. Synopsis Daniel Defoe was born in in London, : Daniel Defoe, best known as the author of Robinson Crusoe, lived during a period of dramatic historical, political, and social change in Britain, and was by any standard a superb observer of his times.

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Daniel Defoe was an English writer, journalist and spy. He is best known for writing one of the most famous books of all time, Robinson Crusoe. He was born in London in about His family home was one of the lucky ones that were left standing when the Great Fire of London destroyed much of the city in.

Daniel Defoe, (bornLondon, Eng.—died ApLondon), English novelist, pamphleteer, and journalist, author of Robinson Crusoe (–22) and Moll Flanders (). Early life. Defoe’s father, James Foe, was a hard-working and fairly prosperous tallow chandler (perhaps also, later, a butcher), of Flemish descent.

By his middle 30s, Daniel was calling himself “Defoe. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The best known works of Daniel Defoe: Including Robinson Crusoe and A Journal of the Plague Year.

by Daniel Defoe; 4 editions; First published in Daniel DeFoe was an English writer trader, and spy, best known for his novels Moll Flanders and Robinson Crusoe.

He was born Daniel Foe, in approximately in London, England, to James Foe, a butcher, and Annie Foe. While still a child Daniel witnessed the Great Plague of London, the Great Fire of London, and the Dutch raid on the Medway.

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