Cannibals! Captives! Coconuts! One man's love of the sea leaves him stranded on a desert island with thing but a few goats, a bible, and a parrot for company. Will he ever escape? Will his new pal Friday learn to efficiently press a goatskin jerkin? Or will solitude drive him totally nuts?
Daniel Defoe was an English trader, writer, journalist, pamphleteer, and spy. Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularize the form in Britain, and is among the founders of the English novel. He wrote more than 500 books, pamphlets, and journals.