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  • Its original, lengthy, title says it all: 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.

    • Where can I find Robin Crusoe audiobooks?
    • Where can I find the one-syllabus word version for children?
    • What are the study guides and eBook text? 
  Dishes  - Audiobooks and Videos
  • Dish 1 : Audiobook - Robinson Crusoe by Daniel DEFOE | LibriVox.org

  • Running Time: 13:55:12
    Zip file size: 391.5MB
    Catalog date: 2006-11-30
    Read by: Denny Sayers

  • 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 book has had a perrenial appeal among readers of all ages-–especially the young adult reading public–-who continue to find inspiration in the inventive resourcefulness of its hero, sole survivor of a shipwreck who is marooned on an uninhabited isl

  • Dish 2 : Audiobook - Robinson Crusoe in Words of One Syllable | LibriVox.org

  • This is the simple English and much shorter version.

    Mary Godolphin was the pseudonym of Lucy Aikin who undertook translating great literature into single-syllable words so that young readers could enjoy plots that were considerably more interesting than, say, the McGuffey readers of the 1880's or the "Dick and Jane" primers of the 1950s (still around today as "decodable readers" in elementary schools).

    She produced this volume based on Daniel Defoe's most famous work, considered by many to be the first English novel (1719). She also rendered Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress and Wyss' Swiss Family Robinson, which she translated as well.

  • Running Time: 2:59:18
    Zip file size: 86 MB
    Catalog date: 2007-04-28
    Read by:Denny Sayers

  Chops  - Map, Study Guides, Text/eBook
  • Chop 7 : Study Guide by Shmoop on Robinson Crusoe

  • All right, Shmoop time travelers, time for a trip in the Wayback Machine.

    The place? London. The year? 1719. The bestselling book that everyone's reading? No, it's not yet another vampire novel. (We said London, 1719, remember?) It's an adventure novel about a castaway and his friend Friday: The Life and Strange Adventures of Robinson Crusoe of York, Mariner.

    Take note, literary time explorers: Just like Twilight, The Hunger Games, or The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe was a commercial blockbuster that captured the imagination of its early 18th-century readers. The book went through six editions in just its first four months on the market (source). Daniel Defoe even wrote a sequel to the novel that same year called The Farther Adventures of Robinson Crusoe. In it, the daring Crusoe continues his journey by heading to spectacular locales in Asia and Siberia. Just like today's Harry Potter fanatics, 18th-century readers just couldn't get enough of Crusoe and his adventures. If the Internet had existed back then, there would have been Robinson Crusoe fan fiction galore.

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