The Swiss Family Robinson (Penguin Classics)

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SKU: DADAX0143104993
ISBN : 9780143104995
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The Swiss Family Robinson (Penguin Classics)

The authoritative original English version of a beloved classic.

One of the world's best-loved stories of shipwreck and survival, The Swiss Family Robinson portrays a family's struggle to create a new life for themselves on a strange and fantastic tropical island. Blown off course by a raging storm, the family, a Swiss pastor, his wife, their four young sons, plus two dogs and a shipload of livestock, must rely on one another in order to adapt to their needs the natural wonders of their exotic new home. Inspired by Daniel Defoe's Robinson Crusoe, this classic story of invention and adventure has fired the imaginations of readers since it first appeared in 1812. Freely translated over the years, with major sections excised and new subplots added, the novel is published here in its original English translation, fully restored for a new generation of readers.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

Specifications of The Swiss Family Robinson (Penguin Classics)

GENERAL
AuthorJohann D. Wyss
BindingPaperback
LanguageEnglish
ISBN-100143104993
ISBN-139780143104995
PublisherPenguin Classics
Number Of Pages496
Publication Date2007-05-29
DIMENSIONS
Height7.8 inch.
Length5 inch.
Width1 inch.
Weight0.75 pounds.

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