Crusoe Warburton

TitleCrusoe Warburton
Year for Search1954
AuthorsGermains, Victor Wallace (b. 1888)
Date Published1954
PublisherCoward-McCann
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsEnglish author, Male author
Annotation

The first section of the novel is a Robinsonade in which a shipwrecked sailor uses the material from the ship (rather more extensive and luxurious than in the 1719 Defoe original) to create a home for himself on an isolated island. He then rescues a small group of people of a lost race who, in the classic lost race scenario, had been expelled from their island by an evil prince. Then he conquers the island they had come from, is established as a god-king, and plans to create an empire. 

Holding Institutions

InFwA, NN

Author Note

The English author (b. 1888) wrote mostly on foreign and military policy.

Full Text

1954 Germains, Victor Wallace. Crusoe Warburton. New York: Coward-McCann. InFwA, NN

The first section of the novel is a Robinsonade in which a shipwrecked sailor uses the material from the ship (rather more extensive and luxurious than in the 1719 Defoe original) to create a home for himself on an isolated island. He then rescues a small group of people of a lost race who, in the classic lost race scenario, had been expelled from their island by an evil prince. Then he conquers the island they had come from, is established as a god-king, and plans to create an empire. The English author wrote mostly on foreign and military policy.