Crusoe’s Island: A history of pirates, castaways and madness

This event has finished Took place on: Thursday, 10th Nov 2016

Acclaimed naval historian Andrew Lambert charts the curious relationship between the British and Robinson Crusoe, an island on the other side of the world in the South Pacific. The tiny island assumed a remarkable position in British culture, most famously in Daniel Defoe’s novel.

This talk will reveal the truth behind the legend, bringing to life the voices of the visiting sailors, scientists and artists, as well as the wonders, tragedy and violence they encountered.

Cost: Free of Charge


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Europe/London Crusoe’s Island: A history of pirates, castaways and madness Naval historian Andrew Lambert charts the curious relationship between the British and Robinson Crusoe, an island on the other side of the world in the South Pacific. https://www.ianvisits.co.uk/calendar/2016/11/10/crusoes-island-a-history-of-pirates-castaways-and-madness-111985 The National Archives,Bessant Dr,,London

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