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A Quick Tip by katiedj

  • Jun 9, 2010
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Robinson Crusoe is one of my all-time favorite books. I've probably read it at least 8 times over the years. If you love adventure stories about people who have to survive on almost nothing, carving out a life where none has existed before, you'll really love this classic story.
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review by . March 08, 2010
Robinson Crusoe - the Castaway Classic
Published in 1719, Daniel Defoe’s “Robinson Crusoe” was one of the earliest novels in English. It’s a first person narrative that runs to almost 300 pages without division into chapters – I guess chapters were invented later. Defoe probably found inspiration for his tale in the real life ordeal of Alexander Selkirk, a Scot who spent 4 years as a castaway on a South Pacific island. The place described in the novel probably is the Caribbean island of Tobago, a short distance …
Quick Tip by . July 09, 2010
Old time classic, much better in depth and vision than the modern books, or movies such as "Castaway"
Quick Tip by . July 15, 2010
Good relaxing adventure. Transport yourself to the island with no facilities but with a big desire to live and survive every day.
Quick Tip by . July 14, 2010
Read the original...all the movies made of it have been garbage.
Quick Tip by . July 03, 2010
Though sometimes a slow read it is still captivating. Don't go by the movies to tell the true story.
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2010
Was a little bit boring at the beginning. But after - you can't stop reading it. Adventures. Admires how man can stay alive alone for so many years!
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   I'm a freelance writer. I live in beautiful Albuquerque, New Mexico and travel extensively throughout the states about half of each year.
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