Swiss Family Robinson ebook
by William H. G. Kingston,Johann David Wyss
The Swiss Family Robinson (German: Der Schweizerische Robinson) is a novel by Johann David Wyss, first published in 1812, about a Swiss family of immigrants whose ship en route to Port Jackson, Australia goes off course and is shipwrecked in the East.
The Swiss Family Robinson (German: Der Schweizerische Robinson) is a novel by Johann David Wyss, first published in 1812, about a Swiss family of immigrants whose ship en route to Port Jackson, Australia goes off course and is shipwrecked in the East Indies.
Johann David Wyss, the author, did not live to complete his tale. This effort was re-translated into English in 1849 by .
Download M4B Part 1 (166MB). Download M4B Part 2 (186MB). Johann David Wyss, the author, did not live to complete his tale. Storytellers over the years have injected so many episodes into the various versions that probably none closely match the original. Indeed, the Baroness de Montholieu expanded the book from two volumes into five when she translated it into French. It follows the British sensibilities of the period in terms of sentence structure and emphasis.
Johann David Wyss (1743–1818) was an army chaplain with four sons; it was to entertain them that he wrote The Swiss Family Robinson. His son Johan Rudolf prepared the manuscript for publication in Zurich in 1812–13.
Librivox recording of The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss. Read by Mark F. Smith. The Swiss Family Robinson has delighted generations of readers with its exciting tale of a family which, though shipwrecked, displays the right stuff and builds a charming colony that later, they do not want to leave. Summary by Mark F. Smith).
I returned to my family. It's all right,' I said. The front part of the ship is between two rocks, so it's above the water.
txt 69 Кб. CHAPTER ONE. Ship on the Rocks. It was the seventh day of the storm. We didn't know where we were. Everyone on the ship believed that death was very near. I returned to my family. Tomorrow the sea will be calmer and we'll be able to reach the land. The children immediately became happier, but my wife understood the danger of our position. She prepared a meal and the boys went to bed, but my wife and I stayed awake and watched. The next day, it was not as windy and the sky was clear.
A New Translation from the Original German. WITH NINETY-FIVE ILLUSTRATIONS ON WOOD. GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS, Limited. BROADWAY, LUDGATE HILL. GLASGOW, MANCHESTER, AND NEW YORK. The Swiss Family Robinson is so general a favourite that it is hoped a fresh version may prove acceptable.
Title: The Swiss Family Robinson. Illustrated by walter s. rogers. Grosset & dunlap publishers new york. A Translation from the Original German. Author: Johann David Wyss. Illustrator: Walter S. IT Was taking wonderful, flying leaps. The Swiss Family Robinson. Printed in the united states of america.