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7 Best Story Set on Deserted Island | Abandoned Island Books

7 Best Story Set on Deserted Island | Abandoned Island Books

7 Best Story Set on Deserted Island | Abandoned Island Books

This is one of those thoughts that occur in our head after watching a movie or after midnight when you just want to live alone and escape from everyone you know and every place you are familiar with because it all gets suffocating after a while and gradually. So, in this article, we are going to read about 7 best story set on a deserted island that will pacify your hunger of being alone on an island. So without delay lets look at these awesome abandoned island books.

Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe

7 Best Story Set on Deserted Island | Abandoned Island Books - Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe
7 Best Story Set on Deserted Island | Abandoned Island Books – Robinson Crusoe – Daniel Defoe

Crusoe was always keen about the sea. So, when he grew up he became a voyager and started living in the sea. On a voyage to get hold of slaves for some plantation owners, Crusoe is stranded on a desert island. Crusoe is a forlorn boy on a lost island since no one else endured the wreck. Somehow he manages to survive this island.

Life of Pi – Yann Martel

Life of Pi – Yann Martel
Life of Pi – Yann Martel

This 2001 published fantasy adventure genre novel by Yann Martel is about Piscine Molitor ‘Pi’ Patel. Patel is a Tamil boy from the city of Pondicherry who explores the notion of practicality and spirituality from the early years of his age. He struggles and survives a long period of 227 days after a wreck while trapped on a boat in the Pacific Ocean with Richard Parker, a Bengal tiger.

The Tempest – William Shakespeare

7 Best Story Set on Deserted Island | Abandoned Island Books - The Tempest – William Shakespeare
7 Best Story Set on Deserted Island | Abandoned Island Books – The Tempest – William Shakespeare

Prospero uses an enchantment to summon a storm and torture the survivors of the wreckage, together with the King of Naples and Prospero’s deceitful brother, Antonio. Prospero’s slave, Caliban, conspires to free himself of his master but is let down by Prospero’s spirit servant named Ariel. The King’s little son Ferdinand, thought to be deceased, feels affection for Prospero’s daughter Miranda. Their merriments are cut short when Prospero deals with his brother and discloses his character as the taken-over Duke of Milan. The families are brought back together and all clashes are resolved. Prospero allowed Ariel his liberty and arranges to depart the island.

The Beach – Alex Garland

The Beach – Alex Garland
The Beach – Alex Garland

After finding out an Edenic Paradise on an island in a national park, Richard almost immediately discovers that since cultured deeds tend to disband without exterior controls, the utopia is tough to uphold.

The Madman’s Daughter – Megan Shepherd

7 Best Story Set on Deserted Island | Abandoned Island Books - The Madman’s Daughter – Megan Shepherd
7 Best Story Set on Deserted Island | Abandoned Island Books – The Madman’s Daughter – Megan Shepherd

16-year-old Juliet Moreau has developed a life of her own in London where she is working as a maid, visiting the church on Sundays, and trying to ignore the scandal that destroyed her life. After all, in the end, no one ever proved the talks and rumors about his father’s experiments. But when Juliet learns that her father is alive and continuing his works on a remote island, she is resolute to identify if the accusations are authentic.

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet – David Mitchell

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet – David Mitchell
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet – David Mitchell

1799, Dejima, a trading post of Dutch East India Company, in the harbor of Nagasaki – this book by Mitchell covers the tale of a Dutch trader named Jacob de Zoet’s love with a midwife named Miss Aiba-gawa in 18th century Japan. When his love gets spirited away to a monastery on a mountain, he finds the heroism present in his soul.

Wide Sargasso Sea – Jean Rhys

7 Best Story Set on Deserted Island | Abandoned Island Books - Wide Sargasso Sea – Jean Rhys
7 Best Story Set on Deserted Island | Abandoned Island Books – Wide Sargasso Sea – Jean Rhys

This book by Jean Rhys is considered a masterpiece of modern fiction. This work introduces us to the astonishing character of Antoinette Cosway. She is a confined and sensual young lady who is sold into a marriage to the fulsome Mr. Rochester. Rhys represents Cosway amidst a society so single-minded by detestation, so slanted in its sexual relations, that it can compel a woman out of her head.

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