Kidnapped by Robert Louis StevensonKidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson

Kidnapped

byRobert Louis Stevenson

Paperback | October 15, 2012

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'For God's sake, hold on!'

On a stormy night off the coast of Scotland, young David Balfour faces his most terrifying test yet. He's been double-crossed by his wicked uncle, tricked into a sea voyage and sold into slavery. When the dashing Alan Breck Stewart comes aboard, he finds a brave friend at last, and the pair fight back against their treacherous, black-hearted shipmates. But then the ship hits a reef, it's every man for himself, and David must battle against the raging sea itself!

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON was born in Edinburgh in 1850. He was an intelligent but sickly child and so he started to make up stories to entertain himself. He once wrote, 'I have three powerful impressions of childhood: my sufferings when I was sick, my delights in convalescence at my grandfather's manse of Colinton, near Edinburgh, and th...
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Title:KidnappedFormat:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 7.43 × 5.11 × 0.93 inPublished:October 15, 2012Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099573733

ISBN - 13:9780099573739

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• "It's a pacy, twisting story that appeals to all ages and across classes and cultures. It's a tale of friendship in adversity, and a coming-of-age story." --Ian Rankin, Guardian