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The life & strange surprising adventures of Daniel Defoe

Author: Richard West
Publisher: London : Flamingo, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Daniel Defoe's life was packed with incident and drama. Born in the year of the Restoration of the Monarchy after the English Civil War, he remained a nonconformist throughout his life. This is an  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Daniel Defoe; Daniel Defoe
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard West
ISBN: 0006388175 9780006388173
OCLC Number: 44118121
Description: xviii, 427 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: List of illustrations --
Foreword --
1. Youth in the reign of Charles II : 1660-85 --
2. A rebel against James II --
3. Bankrupt and pamphleteer --
4. The Pillory and Newgate prison --
5. On her Majesty's secret service --
6. The birth of Great Britain : 1706-10 --
7. The return of Dr Sacheverell : 1709-11 --
8. Peace and the protestant succession : 1711-14 --
9. The emergence of the author : 1714-25 --
10. The adventure stories : Robinson Crusoe, Captain Singleton and Colonel Jack --
11. The historical fiction --
12. Moll Flanders and Roxana --
13. The Tour : East Anglia and the south --
14. The Tour : London, the midlands and Wales --
15. The Tour : northern England and Scotland --
16. Old age and death in hiding : 1725-31 --
Notes for further reading --
Index.
Other Titles: Life and strange surprising adventures of Daniel Defoe
Responsibility: Richard West.

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