Argo Classics - Robinson Crusoe (Argo Classics): Abridged edition

By Daniel Defoe, Read by Harry Andrews

William Collins Books and Decca Records are proud to present ARGO Classics, a historic catalogue of classic fiction read by some of the world’s most renowned voices. Originally released as vinyl records, these expertly abridged and remastered stories are now available to download for the first time.

Marooned on a deserted island when a storm claims the life of his shipmates, Robinson Crusoe is must find a way to survive. In a journey beset with danger and excitement, he builds a house, grows crops and even makes a friend.

This beloved story of courage and hard work is masterfully narrated by Harry Andrews, who is best known for his on-screen portrayals of fearsome military officers.

Format: Audio-Book
Ageband: from 10
Release Date: 22 Oct 2020
Pages: None
ISBN: 978-0-00-844758-8
Detailed Edition: Abridged edition
Daniel Defoe was born at the beginning of a period of history known as the English Restoration, so-named because it was when King Charles II restored the monarchy to England following the English Civil War and the brief dictatorship of Oliver Cromwell. Defoe’s contemporaries included Isaac Newton and Samuel Pepys.