Author(s): Daniel Defoe
At the age of eighteen, Robinson Crusoe, a young Englishman, leaves his family to see the world. One night, there's a terrible storm. Hi ship goes down and all his friends die. Robinson gets to an island. There are no other people on this island. What will he do all by himself? How will he live? Will he ever see England again?
Daniel Defoe's classic story, written in 1719, is considered the first English novel. It's retold here for beginners.