Discover the legendary story of a marine adventurer shipwrecked on a desert island.
Robinson Crusoe runs away from home to join the navy. After a series of adventures at sea, he is shipwrecked in a devastating storm, and finds himself alone on a remote desert island. He remains there many years, building a life for himself in solitude, until the day he discovers another man's footprint in the sand...
‘Robinson Crusoe has a universal appeal, a story that goes right to the core of existence’ Guardian
Never since childhood have I been so thoroughly immersed in a book
Robinson Crusoe has a universal appeal, a story that goes right to the core of existence
Defoe should surely be credited with inventing the English novel
Defoe was an imaginative genius