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The Storm by Daniel Defoe

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The Storm
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Publisher: eBooks@Adelaide
ISBN/ASIN: 0713997265
Number of pages: 272

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On the evening of 26th November 1703, a cyclone from the north Atlantic hammered into southern Britain at over seventy miles an hour, claiming the lives of over 8,000 people. Eyewitnesses reported seeing cows left stranded in the branches of trees and windmills ablaze from the friction of their whirling sails. For Defoe, bankrupt and just released from prison for seditious writings, the storm struck during one of his bleakest moments.

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