As a young man, Robinson Crusoe dishonors his parents by running away to sea. He is enslaved in Africa, but manages to escape to Brazil. After years of sinful living, a storm destroys the slave ship on which he is sailing. He is the only survivor. Washed up on a tropical island, he lives there all by himself for almost thirty years.
Providentially, he is able to collect many useful supplies from the wreck of the ship. Taking dominion of the island, he makes a home in the wilderness. He grows his own food, raises his own livestock, and makes his own clothes and tools. But while he learns to provide for his material needs, he is still a slave to sin. Then in the midst of a terrible sickness, he finds forgiveness, redemption, and deliverance in the Lord Jesus Christ.
- Preserves the original Christian content, often removed in modern abridged editions
- Published in a collectible, quality binding appropriate for this classic
- Provides an easy-to-read format and classic illustrations
“Now I looked back upon my past life with such horror, and my sins appeared so dreadful, that my soul sought nothing of God but deliverance from the load of guilt that bore down all my comfort. As for my solitary life, it was nothing. I did not so much as pray to be delivered from it or think of it; it was all of no consideration in comparison to this. And I add this part here, to hint to whoever shall read it, that whenever they come to a true sense of things, they will find deliverance from sin a much greater blessing than deliverance from affliction.”
By Daniel Defoe
305 pg. hardcover