Peace is not for Robinson, he hardly hangs out in England for several years: thoughts about the island are haunted him day and night. His wife’s age and sensible speeches keep him for the time being. He even buys a farm, intends to engage in rural labor, to which he is so accustomed. The death of his wife breaks these plans. Nothing else keeps him in England. In January 1694, he sailed on the ship of his nephew-captain. With him a faithful Friday, two carpenters, a blacksmith, a “master for all sorts of mechanical work” and a tailor. The cargo that he takes to the island is difficult even to enumerate, everything seems to be provided, up to “brackets, loops, hooks”, etc. On the island, he suggests to meet the Spaniards with whom he missed.
Like a monarch (this is his comparison), he generously gives the colonists an inventory, food, clothes, settles the last disagreements. Generally speaking, he acts as a governor, who he could be, if not for a hasty departure from England, which prevented him from taking a patent. No less than the welfare of the colony, Robinson is concerned about the establishment of a “spiritual”
Robinson converges with the English merchant, seducing his prospects for trade with China. In the future, Robinson travels on dry land, quenching natural curiosity with outlandish mores and species. For the Russian reader this part of his adventure is interesting because he returns to Europe via Siberia. In Tobolsk, he gets acquainted with exile “state criminals” and “not without pleasantness” spends long winter evenings with them. Then there will be Arkhangelsk, Hamburg, The Hague, and finally, in January 1705, stretching out ten years and nine months, Robinson arrives in London.