At the age of eighteen, Robinson Crusoe, a young Englishman, leaves his family to see the world. One night, there’s a terrible storm. His ship goes down and all his friends die. Robinson gets to an island. There are no other people on this island.
What will he do all by himself? How will he live? Will he ever see England again? Daniel Defoe’s classic story, written in 1719, is considered the first English novel. It’s retold here for beginners.
In this reader you will find:
- Information about Daniel Defoe
- Focus on: Atlantic Slave Trade
- A section focusing on Robinson Crusoe in the 20th and 21st Centuries
- Glossary of difficult words
- Comprehension activities
- Exit test
Classic literature, adventure