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Defoe, Daniel 1661?-1731

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The life and adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( )

1,246 editions published between 1719 and 2019 in 8 languages and held by 9,649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diary of an Englishman shipwrecked for almost thirty years on a small isolated island where, using wit and industry, he manages to build life anew
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

617 editions published between 1720 and 2019 in 46 languages and held by 7,622 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one of his several adventurous voyages in the seventeenth century, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a desert island
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe( Book )

596 editions published between 1722 and 2020 in 16 languages and held by 5,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of Moll Flanders her fortunes and her misfortunes
The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe( Book )

256 editions published between 1 and 2019 in 12 languages and held by 5,418 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moll Flanders has been made into several stage and film versions. It is the story of a girl born to a convicted criminal, who advances herself through a life of multiple marriages, crime, and prostitution, though she ultimately, at age 69, repents of her wicked ways
A journal of the plague year by Daniel Defoe( Book )

186 editions published between 1722 and 2020 in 8 languages and held by 4,664 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defoe's account of the bubonic plague that swept London in 1665 remains as vivid as it is harrowing. Based on Defoe's own childhood memories and prodigious research, A Journal of the Plague Year walks the line between fiction, history, and reportage. In meticulous and unsentimental detail it renders the daily life of a city under siege; the often gruesome medical precautions and practices of the time; the mass panics of a frightened citizenry; and the solitary travails of Defoe's narrator, a man who decides to remain in the city through it all, chronicling the course of events with an unwavering eye. Defoe's Journal remains perhaps the greatest account of a natural disaster ever written. A novel recounting the individual tragedies of the great plague of 1665
The farther adventures of Robinson Crusoe, being the second and last part of his life by Daniel Defoe( )

43 editions published between 1719 and 2022 in 4 languages and held by 3,927 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Daniel Defoe (1659/1661-1731) was an English writer, journalist and spy, who gained enduring fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe (1719). Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest practitioners of the novel and helped popularise the genre in Britain. In some texts he is even referred to as one of the founders, if not the founder, of the English novel. A prolific and versatile writer, he wrote over five hundred books, pamphlets, and journals on various topics (including politics, crime, religion, marriage, psychology and the supernatural). He is also a pioneer of economic journalism. His most famous novel, Robinson Crusoe (1719), tells of a man's shipwreck on a desert island and his subsequent adventures. He also wrote Captain Singleton (1720), which portrays the redemptive power of one man's love for another; and Moll Flanders (1722), a picaresque first-person narration of the fall and eventual redemption of a lone woman in 17th century England
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Recording )

223 editions published between 1969 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 3,724 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robinson Crusoe's account of his life as the sole survivor of a shipwreck on an island somewhere in the Caribbean. Loosely based on a true account of Scottish sailor, Alexander Selkirk
The life, adventures and piracies of the famous Captain Singleton by Daniel Defoe( Book )

162 editions published between 1720 and 2019 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,825 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The classic tale about the pirate who sailed from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific, probing into the remotest parts of far east Asia. The dramatic narration of the hazardous journeys are more than travel-narrative, as there is an examination of the human predicament--man's vulnerability to sin under the pressure of circumstances, and his innate craving for redemption and divine grace
The life and strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, mariner by Daniel Defoe( )

276 editions published between 1719 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 2,744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Story of a terrible storm that drowns all of Crusoe's shipmates and leaves him marooned on a deserted island. Forced to overcome despair, doubt, and self-pity, he struggles to create a life for himself in the wilderness. From practically nothing, Crusoe painstakingly learns how to make pottery, grow crops, domesticate livestock, and build a house. His many adventures are recounted in vivid detail, including a fierce battle with cannibals and his rescue of Friday, the man who becomes his trusted companion
From London to Land's End by Daniel Defoe( )

12 editions published between 1888 and 2017 in English and held by 2,673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Travelogue of the author of "Robinson Crusoe," describing his journey through the southern part of England and depicting the country at the end of the first quarter of the eighteenth century
The life & strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, mariner by Daniel Defoe( Book )

243 editions published between 1719 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The diary of an Englishman shipwrecked for almost thirty years on a small isolated island where, using wit and industry, he manages to build life anew
The true-born Englishman : a satyr by Daniel Defoe( )

150 editions published between 1700 and 2005 in English and held by 2,628 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Adventures of Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe( Book )

288 editions published between 1780 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600s, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives on a deserted island for more than twenty-eight years
The fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll Flanders & c ... by Daniel Defoe( Book )

55 editions published between 1721 and 2009 in English and held by 2,412 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defoe's eighteenth-century picaresque novel of a woman's eventual escape from the life of immorality and wickedness imposed on her by society since her birth
The life and surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner by Daniel Defoe( )

349 editions published between 1800 and 2017 in 4 languages and held by 2,274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

During one of his several adventurous voyages in the 1600s, an Englishman becomes the sole survivor of a shipwreck and lives for nearly thirty years on a deserted island
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe( )

140 editions published between 1958 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,032 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An orphan, born in a prison, works her way from the streets of London to a Virginia plantation
Tour through the Eastern counties of England, 1722 by Daniel Defoe( )

27 editions published between 1888 and 2019 in English and held by 1,920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner : who lived eight and twenty years, all alone in an un-inhabited island on the coast of America, near the mouth of the great river of Oroonoque, having been cast on shore by shipwreck, wherein all the men perished but himself : with an account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by pyrates, written by himself by Daniel Defoe( )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1999 in English and held by 1,916 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crusoe leaves the English coast for Africa and finds himself the sole survivor of a shipwreck. On a desert island, he finds another human footprint on the shore, encounters cannibals, and befriends a native
Dickory Cronke by Daniel Defoe( )

18 editions published between 1901 and 2018 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,913 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The formality of a preface to this little book might have been very well omitted, if it were not to gratify the curiosity of some inquisitive people, who, I foresee, will be apt to make objections against the reality of the narrative. Indeed the public has too often been imposed upon by fictitious stories, and some of a very late date, so that I think myself obliged by the usual respect which is paid to candid and impartial readers, to acquaint them, by way of introduction, with what they are to expect, and what they may depend upon, and yet with this caution too, that it is an indication of ill nature or ill manners, if not both, to pry into a secret that is industriously concealed. However, that there may be nothing wanting on my part, I do hereby assure the reader, that the papers from whence the following sheets were extracted, are now in town, in the custody of a person of unquestionable reputation, who, I will be bold to say, will not only be ready, but proud, to produce them upon a good occasion, and that I think is as much satisfaction as the nature of this case requires
Every-body's business is no-body's business, or, Private abuses, publick grievances : exemplified in the pride, insolence, and exorbitant wages of our women-servants, footmen, &c. ... by Daniel Defoe( )

20 editions published between 1715 and 2000 in English and held by 1,831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The life and strange surprizing adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York, mariner : who lived eight and twenty years, all alone in an un-inhabited island on the coast of America, near the mouth of the great river of Oroonoque, having been cast on shore by shipwreck, wherein all the men perished but himself : with an account how he was at last as strangely deliver'd by pyrates, written by himself
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Robinson CrusoeMoll FlandersThe fortunes and misfortunes of the famous Moll FlandersA journal of the plague yearThe farther adventures of Robinson Crusoe, being the second and last part of his lifeRobinson CrusoeThe life, adventures and piracies of the famous Captain SingletonThe life and strange surprising adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, mariner
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controlled identityJohnson, Charles, active 1724-1731

An English gentleman псевдоним ок.1660-1731

Anglipoloski, of Lithuania, 1661-1731

Author of The tre-born Englishman, 1661-1731

De Fo, Daniel, 1661?-1731

De Foe D. ок.1660-1731

De Foe, Daniel, 1661?-1731

De Foe , Daniele

Defo,Daniel, 1661?-1731

Defo, Danielo, 1661?-1731

Defo, Daniyel, 1661?-1731

Defoe , Daniel

Di Foe , Daniele

English gentleman, 1661?-1731

Foe D. ок.1660-1731

Foe, Daniel de

Gabriel, John, 1661?-1731

Gentleman, 1661?-1731

John, Gabriel, 1661?-1731

Johnson , Charles <captain>

L. M., 1661?-1731

Lay-hand in the country, 1661?-1731

Lover of old England, 1661?-1731

Lover of truth, 1661?-1731

Merchant, 1661?-1731

Moreton, Andrew, 1661?-1731

Даниель Дефо, 1661?-1731

Дефо Д. ок.1660-1731

Дефо, Даниель

דיפו, דניאל

דיפו, דניאל, 1661?־1731

דיפואה, 1731־?1661

דעפא, דאניעל

דעפא, דניאל

דפו, דניאל

דפו, דניאל, 1661?-1731

פוא, דניאל די

دانيال ديفو، 1661؟-1731

دانييل ديفو، 1660-1731

ديفو، دانيال، 1660-1731

ديفو، دانيل، 1660-1731

ديفو، دانيل، 1661؟-1731

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