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In Search of Robinson Crusoe


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Juni 2003

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

With his signature approach to literary sleuthing, Tim Severin retraces the footsteps of castaways and pirates to discover the inspiration behind Daniel Defoe's brilliant creation, Robinson Crusoe.

Portrait

Acclaimed adventure writer and explorer Tim Severin has made a career of retracing the journeys of literary or historical figures in replica vessels. These experiences have been turned into a body of captivating and illuminating books, including "The Brendan Voyage," "In Search of Genghis Kahn," and "In Search of Moby Dick." Severin has received numerous awards for exploration and geographic history, including the Founder's Medal of England's Geographic Society. When not traveling, he lives in County Cork, Ireland.

Pressestimmen

"Blending travel narrative, maritime history, and a literary mystery, [Severin] pores over the exploits of eighteenth-century pirates, deftly pieces together clues...and has a few adventures of his own. A fascinating read."
EAN: 9780465076994
ISBN: 0465076998
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BASIC BOOKS
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2003
Seitenanzahl: 344 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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