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Robinson Crusoe - Retold for Younger Listeners by Roy McMillan

Daniel Defoe

Exceptionally popular since its publication in 1719, Robinson Crusoe is widely regarded as the first English novel. Our eponymous hero finds himself shipwrecked on an African desert island after a tumultuous storm, and following the realization he is the only survivor, is faced with the prospect of years of isolation. However, he throws his energy into familiarizing himself with his new habit: he hunts, learns how to make pottery and even adopts a parrot. After encountering a group of cannibals, Robinson Crusoe finally finds a companion. A thrilling adventure for younger listeners, made thoroughly accessible through Roy McMillan’s retelling of Defoe’s text, simplifying and clarifying them at certain points.

Exceptionally popular since its publication in 1719, Robinson Crusoe is widely regarded as the first English novel. Our eponymous hero finds himself shipwrecked on an African desert island after a tumultuous storm, and following the realization he is the only survivor, is faced with the prospect of years of isolation. However, he throws his energy into familiarizing himself with his new habit: he hunts, learns how to make pottery and even adopts a parrot. After encountering a group of cannibals, Robinson Crusoe finally finds a companion. A thrilling adventure for younger listeners, made thoroughly accessible through Roy McMillan’s retelling of Defoe’s text, simplifying and clarifying them at certain points.
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Exceptionally popular since its publication in 1719, Robinson Crusoe is widely regarded as the first English novel. Our eponymous hero finds himself shipwrecked on an African desert island after a tumultuous storm, and following the realization he is the only survivor, is faced with the prospect of years of isolation. However, he throws his energy into familiarizing himself with his new habit: he hunts, learns how to make pottery and even adopts a parrot. After encountering a group of cannibals, Robinson Crusoe finally finds a companion. A thrilling adventure for younger listeners, made thoroughly accessible through Roy McMillan’s retelling of Defoe’s text, simplifying and clarifying them at certain points.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Jonathan Keeble

Length:

2h 19m


Chapters

Free Sample

05:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:47


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:43


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:43


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

06:35


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:23


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:07


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

06:16


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

06:53


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:43


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

05:28


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

03:23


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:23


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:13


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:55


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:42


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:16


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:21


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:08


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:11


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:21


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:36


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

05:04


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:46


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:10


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:11


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

04:16