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Foe Crusoe Foe Crusoe

“We must make Friday’s silence speak, as well as the silence surrounding Friday.” Defoe /Daniel Foe’s novel Robinson Crusoe was Coetzee’s childhood favorite novel. At first, he had thought it was a memoir of the title character. In fact, Foe published the book as an account of a real castaway. The realization that the character…

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