Treasure Island (collins Classics) by Robert Louis StevensonTreasure Island (collins Classics) by Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island (collins Classics)

byRobert Louis Stevenson

Paperback | July 25, 2017

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HarperCollins is proud to present its range of best-loved, essential classics.'Fifteen men on the dead man's chest -Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!'When young Jim Hawkins finds an old map showing the location of a hoard of buried treasure, he joins the crew of the Hispaniola who set sail to find it. But they soon have a mutiny on their hands, led by the duplicitous pirate Long John Silver. As the quest turns murderous, Jim's bravery is put to the test, and he discovers much about friendship, loyalty and betrayal on this daring voyage.Treasure Island was serialised in the children's magazine Young Folks before being published in 1883. It has come to be regarded as one of the greatest adventure stories ever told.
Novelist, poet, and essayist Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. A sickly child, Stevenson was an invalid for part of his childhood and remained in ill health throughout his life. He began studying engineering at Edinburgh University but soon switched to law. His true inclination, however, was for writing. For sever...
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Title:Treasure Island (collins Classics)Format:PaperbackDimensions:240 pagesPublished:July 25, 2017Publisher:HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0008195560

ISBN - 13:9780008195564

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Adventure Tale the classic pirates and treasure adventure tale! A fantastic book!
Date published: 2017-10-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Scottish Literature Most of our modern ideas about Pirates come from this book written by the genius Scottish Writer Robert Louis Stevenson. I read this in school and loved the old time pirate tale. It is easy to see the inspiration for so many pirate tales to come afterwards. I would definitely recommend reading this to your children or class if you're a teacher.
Date published: 2017-09-26