Wednesday, October 8, 2008

CRUSOE - Pirates and an Island!

CRUSOE premiers Friday, October 17, on NBC

The novel ROBINSON CRUSOE, by author Daniel Defoe, was printed in April, 1719.

The book is a fictional biography.

Crusoe survived a shipwreck. After being stranded, he lived as a castaway alone on an uninhabited Island for 28 years. While stranded, he encountered Native Americans, captives, and mutineers. After he rescued an enslaved man, he named him after that day of the week. When mutineers bring an English ship to the Island, Crusoe helps the captain and the faithful men of his crew to retake the ship. Then he leaves the Island with them.

The Second novel, The FARTHER ADVENTURES Of ROBINSON CRUSOE, by Defoe, begins after Crusoe’s marriage in England. When he is restless and wants to return to the Island, faith plays a hand in his future adventures.

NBC’s two hour series premiere - Crusoe - Friday October 17th 8/7c

The story begins with Crusoe, Friday and the worlds they left behind.

Will the story follow the book? When they reach the Island, will Friday survive? Is this story going to be adapted to a 2008 audience?
Have you read the Crusoe books?

Please leave a comment. Ginger and I would like to hear what you have to say about CRUSOE and if you are looking forward to the premier.

Connie Rachal~Sail into the past of intrigue and romance~
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1 comment:

Sandra said...

It's been years since I read the book. The movie sounds interesting to me.

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