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Robinson Crusoe - Gerald McCann, Daniel Defoe
Robinson Crusoe
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780375757327 (0375757325)
Publisher: Modern Library
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.0 Stranded in the Tropics
Well, he I am, sitting at one of my favourite coffee shops on a blustery and wet winter morning in Melbourne having just finished another book of which I have known the story since I was a little boy but having never actually read the book. I'm sure we all know of the story of Robinson Crusoe, who w...
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd]
Emad Attely [The Book Nerd] rated it
3.0 Robinson Crusoe

Dear Crusoe,What the F*** is wrong with you?!!!My opinion, short and simple: when Crusoe revolted against his father/God he actually didn't want to change the social or natural system, he just wanted to take the role of his father! He wanted to become a father/God. And eventually that is exactly wh...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
2.0 Robinson Crusoe
God, this one is awful. It's tedious and boring and very poorly written. Defoe has essentially no ability for description. The story line should be interesting, but long, tedious patches are taken up with hideously awful maundering on Calvinist theology, theology which Crusoe apparently picked up me...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
3.0 Robinson Crusoe / Daniel Dafoe
Based on a real-life incident, Robinson Crusoe tells the story of a young man who yearns to escape the mundane world and set sail for a life of adventure in faraway places. Defying his father's wishes he leaves on board a ship, then finds himself marooned on a tropical island where he wrestles with ...
Dog-Eared Pages
Dog-Eared Pages rated it
5.0 "I thought myself very rich in Subjects": Re-Reading Robinson Crusoe
Robinson Crusoe is a book everyone sort of knows, perhaps more for the man than for his book. The central myth of the shipwrecked Englishman, forced to reconstruct society from the debris of a dashed vessel, appeals to a deep, secret well of childhood within us all. For this reason, the 18th centu...
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