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life of Daniel Defoe. by George Chalmers

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English


  • Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731.,
  • Authors, English -- 18th century -- Biography.

Book details:

LC ClassificationsPR3406 .C5 1790a
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p.
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5445229M
LC Control Number73112093

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Nov 07,  · Defoe has been called the father of the English novel. But what is less well known is the fascinating life he led, and the interesting facts pertaining to his life. His life involved more than one brush with death, destructive fires, outbreaks of plague, and many encounters with the authorities. London-born Daniel Defoe () pursued a variety of careers including merchant, soldier, secret agent, and political pamphleteer. He wrote books on economics, history, biography, and crime. But he is best remembered for his fiction, which he began to write late in his life and which includes the novels Moll Flanders, Roxana, and the celebrated Robinson Crusoe. Daniel Defoe has books on Goodreads with ratings. Daniel Defoe’s most popular book is Robinson Crusoe (Robinson Crusoe #1). Life and Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, Including a Memoir of the Author and an Essay on His Writings by. Daniel Defoe. Daniel Defoe Biography Daniel Defoe's early life was not easy. He was born about in London to a poor, but hard-working butcher who was, in addition, a Dissenter from the Church of England.