Book reviews

PRESS RELEASE The Man That Never Was. Daniel Defoe 1644-1731 A Critical Revision of His Life and Writing

NEW BOOK: John Martin. The Man That Never Was. Daniel Defoe 1644-1731 A Critical Revision of His Life and Writing, Heritage Publications, July 2013. Hardback. p 541 Price £35. ISBN 978-0-9543172-4-9  John Martin, a best-selling Defoe biographer, has written a … Continue reading

Review. Katherine Frank, Crusoe: Daniel Defoe, Robert Knox and the Creation of a Myth, Bodley Head, 2011.

Katherine Frank has written an interesting and agreeable account of the island stories of Daniel Defoe and Robert Knox, in particular Robinson Crusoe and An Historical Relation of the island of Ceylon. She attempts the impossible and one can only … Continue reading