Treasure Island

Paperback | December 2, 2008

byRobert Louis Stevenson

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“It is all as frightening and exciting when read for the umpteenth time in middle age as when first discovered
in childhood.”–A.N. Wilson

When young Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map in a pirate’s chest in his parents’ inn, he is drawn into a world of danger and adventure. He joins the crew setting sail to the Caribbean to seek out the booty and over the course of the voyage confronts mutiny, murder and the charismatic and devious Long John Silver.

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“It is all as frightening and exciting when read for the umpteenth time in middle age as when first discovered in childhood.”–A.N. WilsonWhen young Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map in a pirate’s chest in his parents’ inn, he is drawn into a world of danger and adventure. He joins the crew setting sail to the Caribbean to seek out t...

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“It is all as frightening and exciting when read for the umpteenth time in middle age as when first discovered in childhood.”–A.N. WilsonWhen young Jim Hawkins discovers a treasure map in a pirate’s chest in his parents’ inn, he is drawn into a world of danger and adventure. He joins the crew setting sail to the Caribbean to seek out t...

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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Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 7.75 × 5.05 × 0.5 inPublished:December 2, 2008Publisher:Random House UKLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0099511290

ISBN - 13:9780099511298

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• "It is a breathless journey and the closest thing to a real pirate adventure without an eye patch and a time machine... It is a unique work of genius." --Eoin Colfer, author of Artemis Fowl

 • "Who can think of a pirate without conjuring up the image of Long John Silver?" --Daily Mail