From one of our foremost travel writers and adventures comes an exiting journey into the history and myth surrounding Robinson Crusoe Seeking Robinson Crusoe explores the legend behind Danile Defoe's classic novel, positing possible places where this famous literary character could have been marooned. Furthermore it examines the claim that Crusoe was based on a real life castaway, Alexander Selkirk. Effortlessly describing the tropical locales and the practicalities of island life, Tim Severin brings the fictional and the factual together, taking the reader on a voyage of unusual discovery. And, along the way, explodes some enduring myths.
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