Prvi i najpoznatiji roman Danijela Defoa bio je Robinson Kruso, objavljen 1719., kad je piscu bilo gotovo šezdeset godina i postigao je veliki uspeh. U toj knjizi pisac prikazuje kako su ljudi uz trud, strpljenje i dovitljivost mogu da savladaju razne poteškoće, a u isto vreme pokazuje nam i da treba da komuniciramo s ljudima i budemo deo društva.
Osim što je bio novinar i romanopisac, Danijel Defo napisao je preko pet stotina knjiga. Najpoznatija među njima je Mol Flanders.
Rođen je u Londonu oko 1660, a umro 1731, i celog života je putovao po svetu.
The first and most famous of Daniel Defoe's novels was Robincon Crusoe, which was published in 1719, when he was nearly 60 years old, and it was a great success. This story shows how human beings are capable of overcoming difficulties through effort, patience and ingenuity, at the same time as it shows our need to communicate and form part of society.
Apart from being a journalist and novelist, Daniel Defoe was the author of more than 500 books. Among his novels, one of the most famous is Moll Flanders.
He was born in London around 1660 and died in 1731, having travelled widely in his life.