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Alexander Selkirk is Rescued After Being Stranded on a Deserted Island for Four Years, This is Thought to Have Inspired Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe

Alexander Selkirk is Rescued After Being Stranded on a Deserted Island for Four Years, This is Thought to Have Inspired Daniel Defoe’s Robinson Crusoe

"The narrative voice of the castaway is Defoe's stroke of genius. It's exciting, unhurried, conversational and capable of high and low sentiments. It's also often quasi-journalistic, which suits Defoe's style. This harmonious mix of tone puts the reader deep into the mind of the castaway and his predicament. His adventures become our adventures and we experience them inside out, viscerally, for ourselves. "

The 100 best novels: No 2 – Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)

"The narrative voice of the castaway is Defoe's stroke of genius. It's exciting, unhurried, conversational and capable of high and low sentiments. It's also often quasi-journalistic, which suits Defoe's style. This harmonious mix of tone puts the reader deep into the mind of the castaway and his predicament. His adventures become our adventures and we experience them inside out, viscerally, for ourselves. "

Landmarks of Robinson Crusoe Island

Landmarks of Robinson Crusoe Island

Wonderful and exciting moments among landmarks of Robinson Crusoe Island archipelago of Juan Fernandez inspired Daniel Defoe to write his world-famous novel

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Young Robinson Crusoe

Young Robinson Crusoe

Joseph Meister was born on February 1876 and died on June 16, 1940.    In 1885, when he was 9 years old, he was bitten by a rabid dog. Louis Pasteur treated him with the rabies vaccine which he had prepared by growing rabies virus in rabbits, weakening them afterwards through drying. He had experimented successfully with this vaccine on dogs. He treated Joseph Meister with this vaccine and treatment was an historical success.

Joseph Meister was born on February 1876 and died on June 16, 1940. In 1885, when he was 9 years old, he was bitten by a rabid dog. Louis Pasteur treated him with the rabies vaccine which he had prepared by growing rabies virus in rabbits, weakening them afterwards through drying. He had experimented successfully with this vaccine on dogs. He treated Joseph Meister with this vaccine and treatment was an historical success.

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