- Author:Michel Tournier
- Brand:Brand: Johns Hopkins University Press
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- Languages:English (Unknown), French (Original Language), English (Published)
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- Edition:New edition
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- Dimensions (in):5.5 x 0.5 x 8.5
- Publication Date:March 18, 1997
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- ISBN13: 9780801855924
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Friday, winner of the 1967 Grand Prix du Roman of the Académie Française, is a sly, enchanting retelling of the legend of Robinson Crusoe by the man the New Yorker calls "France's best and probably best-known writer." Cast away on a tropical island, Michel Tournier's god-fearing Crusoe sets out to tame it, to remake it in the image of the civilization he has left behind. Alone and against incredible odds, he almost succeeds. Then a mulatto named Friday appears and teaches Robinson that there are, after all, better things in life than civilization.
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