The Swiss Family Robinson (Penguin Classics)

Johann Wyss

Soon to be an important movie from Disney, this loved vintage is released right here in its authoritative unique English version

one of many world?s best-loved tales of shipwreck and survival, The Swiss family members Robinson portrays a family?s fight to create a brand new existence for themselves on a wierd and amazing tropical island. Blown off target by way of a raging hurricane, the family?a Swiss pastor, his spouse, their 4 younger sons, plus canines and a shipload of livestock?must depend on each other so that it will adapt to their wishes the traditional wonders in their unique new domestic. encouraged via Daniel Defoe?s Robinson Crusoe, this vintage tale of invention and event has fired the imaginations of readers because it first seemed in 1812. Freely translated through the years, with significant sections excised and new subplots further, the unconventional is released right here in its unique English translation, absolutely restored for a brand new iteration of readers.

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