Daniel Defoe is a renowned English author who lived during the 17th and 18th centuries. He is best known for his novel “Robinson Crusoe,” which is considered one of the earliest examples of realistic fiction. Defoe’s writing style is characterized by its vivid and detailed descriptions, as well as its focus on moral and social issues.

His works often explore themes of survival, individualism, and human nature. Defoe’s influence on the genre of adventure fiction is significant, as his portrayal of a solitary protagonist overcoming various challenges set the stage for future works in this genre. Some of his other notable works include “Moll Flanders” and “A Journal of the Plague Year.”

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