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Amy
In this classic, Robinson Crusoe is marooned on a deserted island for 28 years. Only in the last 3 years does he have a companion on the island named Friday. Crusoe makes a paradise for himself on the island with 2 fortified homes, vineyards, rice and barley fields, and a pen of goats. He also somehow manages to not run out of rum.

I found the story to be interesting and the writing style to be highly readable. Defoe moves from scene to scene and action to action quickly which is nice because he
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Callie
Aug 01, 2014 Callie rated it liked it
Shelves: 2015
I'm glad I read it. It is interesting just to get a glimpse into a different time. I'm sure you know the gist of the story. Some of Robinson's actions (slave trade, superiority) are hard to stomach but it's a product of its time.
Patty
May 29, 2008 Patty rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Claire Fun
Jan 19, 2012 Claire Fun marked it as to-read
Jayme VA
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Terri FL
Sep 20, 2010 Terri FL marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own
Agatha
May 02, 2016 Agatha marked it as to-read
Jim
Oct 18, 2008 Jim rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Maz
Sep 21, 2012 Maz is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
Sarah
Jan 04, 2008 Sarah marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: owned, tbr
Kay
Aug 02, 2007 Kay rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: british_lit, fiction
Rachel Denham
Jul 31, 2007 Rachel Denham rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Elizabeth
Oct 26, 2006 Elizabeth rated it liked it
Kim DeCina
Dec 30, 2015 Kim DeCina marked it as to-read
Scott Flicker
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Kathleen Dixon
Apr 11, 2014 Kathleen Dixon marked it as to-read
Kristen
Dec 27, 2013 Kristen marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: classics, have
Rebekah
Nov 23, 2013 Rebekah marked it as to-read
Shelves: e-book, 1001-import
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