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Book Information: Swiss Family Robinson, the

Swiss Family Robinson, the (1813) [Novel]
by Johann Wyss Rating: Weighted - 7.8 / Average - 7.8 of 10 (5 votes) (Rate!)
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A minister, his wife, and four young sons are shipwrecked in a storm and deserted by the crew. Forced back onto their own devices, they make their way onto the shores of a wild and uninhabited island. With what things they can salvage from their ship plus a great deal of pluck and imagination, they turn their desert island into a home so agreeable they have no wish to be rescued.

Original title: Der Schweizerische Robinson, Oder der Schriffbruchige Schweizerprediger und Seine Familie
Original languages: German


Genre: FictionChildren & Young AdultAdventureWilderness Survival

This work is excerpted in the following works :
     Book of Islands, a (1971) [Anthology]
      Authors: Rudyard Kipling , Daniel Defoe , Arthur Conan Doyle , Alexandre Dumas (pere) , Jonathan Swift , Jules Verne , H. G. Wells , William Golding , Algernon Blackwood , Robert Louis Stevenson , W. Somerset Maugham , Herman Melville , Washington Irving , Liam O'Flaherty , Guy de Maupassant , Lloyd Osbourne , Richard Harding Davis , Richard Connell , Johann Wyss , Edward Bellamy , Arthur J. Burks , Frederick Marryat , Unknown Author , Lafcadio Hearn , Homer , Giovanni Verga , Prosper Mérimée , Rudolf Erich Raspe , Stratis Myrivilis
This work is an imitation of the following works :
     Robinson Crusoe (1719) [Novel]
      Author: Daniel Defoe


Edition #1: The Swiss Family Robinson

The Swiss Family Robinson (1947)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: W.H.G. Kingston
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Manifested in:

The Swiss Family Robinson (October 7, 1986)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: New York
Publisher: Puffin Books
ISBN: 9780140350449
Pages: 384

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