Mon, Jan 3, 2011
Mister Ron’s Basement # 1841
Our current Monday Novel Serialization is W. L. Alden’s 1888 book, ‘A New Robinson Crusoe.’
This is the story of a sailor who gets shipwrecked with Robinson Crusoe’s pain-in-the-neck Grandson, who wants to do everything the way his Grandfather did.
Mr. Crusoe gets an early start on being a pain-in-the-neck in Chapter Two, as they pick items to bring from the ship to the island, according to Crusoe’s Grandfather’s particular specifications.
Time: approx thirteen minutes
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