The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

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The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe

Author

Daniel Defoe

About this book

Robinson Crusoe[a] (/ˈkruːsoʊ/) is a novel by Daniel Defoe, first published on 25 April 1719. The first edition credited the work's protagonist Robinson Crusoe as its author, leading many readers to believe he was a real person and the book a travelogue of true incidents.

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The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe
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CHAPTER I.START IN LIFE
CHAPTER II.SLAVERY AND ESCAPE
CHAPTER III.WRECKED ON A DESERT ISLAND
CHAPTER IV.FIRST WEEKS ON THE ISLAND
CHAPTER V.BUILDS A HOUSE—THE JOURNAL
CHAPTER VI.ILL AND CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN
CHAPTER VII.AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCE
CHAPTER VIII.SURVEYS HIS POSITION
CHAPTER IX.A BOAT
CHAPTER X.TAMES GOATS
CHAPTER XI.FINDS PRINT OF MAN’S FOOT ON THE SAND
CHAPTER XII.A CAVE RETREAT
CHAPTER XIII.WRECK OF A SPANISH SHIP
CHAPTER XIV.A DREAM REALISED
CHAPTER XV.FRIDAY’S EDUCATION
CHAPTER XVI.RESCUE OF PRISONERS FROM CANNIBALS
CHAPTER XVII.VISIT OF MUTINEERS
CHAPTER XVIII.THE SHIP RECOVERED
CHAPTER XIX.RETURN TO ENGLAND
CHAPTER XX.FIGHT BETWEEN FRIDAY AND A BEAR

The Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, by Daniel Defoe

ByDaniel Defoe

With Illustrations by H. M. Brock

LondonSeeley, Service & Co. Limited38 Great Russell Street

Contents

CHAPTER I—START IN LIFE

CHAPTER II—SLAVERY AND ESCAPE

CHAPTER III—WRECKED ON A DESERT ISLAND

CHAPTER IV—FIRST WEEKS ON THE ISLAND

CHAPTER V—BUILDS A HOUSE—THE JOURNAL

CHAPTER VI—ILL AND CONSCIENCE-STRICKEN

CHAPTER VII—AGRICULTURAL EXPERIENCE

CHAPTER VIII—SURVEYS HIS POSITION

CHAPTER IX—A BOAT

CHAPTER X—TAMES GOATS

CHAPTER XI—FINDS PRINT OF MAN’S FOOT ON THE SAND

CHAPTER XII—A CAVE RETREAT

CHAPTER XIII—WRECK OF A SPANISH SHIP

CHAPTER XIV—A DREAM REALISED

CHAPTER XV—FRIDAY’S EDUCATION

CHAPTER XVI—RESCUE OF PRISONERS FROM CANNIBALS

CHAPTER XVII—VISIT OF MUTINEERS

CHAPTER XVIII—THE SHIP RECOVERED

CHAPTER XIX—RETURN TO ENGLAND

CHAPTER XX—FIGHT BETWEEN FRIDAY AND A BEAR