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Roxana: The Fortunate Mistress

By: Daniel Defoe

... of Mademoiselle de Beleau, Afterwards Called the Countess de Wintselsheim . The novel concerns the story of an unnamed fallen woman, the second time Defoe created such a character (the first was a similar female character in Moll Flanders). In Roxana, a woman who takes on various pseudonyms, including Roxana, describes her fall from wealth thanks to abandonment by a fool ...

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Life, Adventures & Piracies of Captain Singleton, The

By: Daniel Defoe

The Life, Adventures & Piracies of the Famous Captain Singleton is a bipartite adventure story whose first half covers a traversal of Africa, and whose second half taps into the contemporary fascination with piracy. It has been commended for its depiction of the homosexual relationship between the eponymous hero and his religious mentor, the Quaker, William Walters. ....

Adventure, Fiction, Sea stories

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History of the Plague in London

By: Daniel Defoe

...The History of the Plague in London is a novel by Daniel Defoe. It is a fictionalized account of one man's experiences of the year 1665, in which the Great Plague struck the city of London. The book is a roughly chronological account, purporting to have been written several ...

Historical Fiction

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Robinson Crusoe

By: Daniel Defoe

...Daniel Defoe’s The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner (1719) is considered by many the first English novel. Based on the real-life experiences of the castaway Alexander Selkirk, the boo...

Adventure

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Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders, The

By: Daniel Defoe

...The Fortunes and Misfortunes of the Famous Moll Flanders is a 1722 novel by Daniel Defoe. - Defoe wrote this after his work as a journalist and pamphleteer. By 1722, Defoe had become recognized as a novelist, with the success of Robinson Crusoe in 1719. His political work was tapering off at this poi...

Romance

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Robinson Crusoe (version 2)

By: Daniel Defoe

...Shipwrecked and castaway, Daniel DeFoe’s hard-luck character is still the standard for “growing where you’re planted.” Captured by pirates, he makes his break in a small boat and undergoes desperate adventures before winning his way back to civilizati...

Adventure, Literature, Sea stories

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Further Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, The

By: Daniel Defoe

“THE FARTHER ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE; Being the Second and Last Part OF HIS LIFE, And of the Strange Surprizing Accounts of his Travels Round three Parts of the Globe.” After the death of his wife, Robinson Crusoe is overcome by the old wanderlust, and sets out with his faithful companion Friday to see his island once again. Thus begins a journey which will last ten years and nine months, in which Crusoe travels over the world, along the way facing dangers and discoveries in Madagascar, China, and Siberia. (Summary by D. Leeson)...

Children, Adventure, Travel

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Robinson Crusoe Written Anew for Children

By: Daniel Defoe ; James Baldwin

Adaptation of the story of Robinson Crusoe for grammar school children. Tells how the shipwrecked sailor makes a new life for himself on the island, providing shelter, food, and clothing for himself from the few tools he rescued from the ship and what he is able to find on the island. He lives on the island over twenty years before he is finally rescued and during that time must re-invent almost everything necessary for daily sustenance. (Summary from The Baldwin Project.)...

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