Beyond Belief

Beyond Belief

The Real Life of Daniel Defoe

Book - 2006
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Reveals the secret life of the author of "Robinson Crusoe", "Moll Flanders", and "Roxana". This book reveals the real life of a highly talented religious dissenter whose sometimes outwardly pious and holier than thou demeanour disguised another, different existence in the shadows.

Biography of famous religious dissenter and author of Robinson Crusoe, Daniel Defoe

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Martin, Anglo-Irish journalist, novelist, and author of books on miscellaneous topics, offers a biography of English writer Defoe (1660-1731) that delves into aspects of his life that are little known and even less talked about in polite company. He was a religious Dissenter who was twice pilloried, a journalist, a government spy, a gay man who married three wives, and a debtor arrested 13 times. Distributed in the US by Dufour Editions. Annotation ©2007 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Pembroke Dock, Pembrokeshire : Accent ; [Chester Springs, PA] : [U.S. distributor Dufour Editions], 2006
ISBN: 9781905170562
Branch Call Number: B Defoe, Daniel MAR
Characteristics: vii, 318 p., [4] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm


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