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Susan Barton, an English woman looking for her lost daughter in Brazil, finds herself lost in an island where she meets Robinson Crusoe and his servant Friday. Crusoe dies in the process, and Susan and Friday return to England. However, Susan can't establish any relations with Friday since he's lost his tongue in the island. She must learn to cope with his and her own survival in London, as she writes letters about her story to a citizen named Daniel Foe, a novelist who's being persecuted by high debts and must write a story to pay them.
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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1600-1899 Internal struggle/realization?    -   Yes Struggle over    -   savage living in civilization Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Island?    -   Yes Island:    -   Caribbean Islands

Writing Style

Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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