Treasure Island
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Treasure Island  -     By: Robert Louis Stevenson

Treasure Island

Dover Publications / 2017 / Paperback

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One of the most enduringly popular adventure tales, Treasure Island began in 1881 as a serialized adventure entitled "The Sea-Cook"in the periodical Young Folks. Completed during a stay at Davos, Switzerland, where Stevenson had gone for his health, it was published in 1883 in the form we know today.Set in the eighteenth century, Treasure Island spins a heady tale of piracy, a mysterious treasure map, and a host of sinister characters charged with diabolical intentions. Seen through the eyes of Jim Hawkins, the cabin boy of the Hispaniola, the action-packed adventure tells of a perilous sea journey across the Spanish Main, a mutiny led by the infamous Long John Silver, and a lethal scramble for buried treasure on an exotic isle.Rich in atmosphere and character, Treasure Island continues to mesmerize readers with its perceptive views of the changing nature of human motives

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Title: Treasure Island
By: Robert Louis Stevenson
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 272
Vendor: Dover Publications
Publication Date: 2017
Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.00 (inches)
Weight: 7 ounces
ISBN: 0486815242
ISBN-13: 9780486815244
Ages: 8-14
Series: Dover Evergreen Classics
Stock No: WW815241

Publisher's Description

One of the most enduringly popular adventure tales, Treasure Island began in 1881 as a serialized adventure entitled "The Sea-Cook"in the periodical Young Folks. Completed during a stay at Davos, Switzerland, where Stevenson had gone for his health, it was published in 1883 in the form we know today.
Set in the eighteenth century, Treasure Island spins a heady tale of piracy, a mysterious treasure map, and a host of sinister characters charged with diabolical intentions. Seen through the eyes of Jim Hawkins, the cabin boy of the Hispaniola, the action-packed adventure tells of a perilous sea journey across the Spanish Main, a mutiny  led by the infamous Long John Silver, and a lethal scramble for buried treasure on an exotic isle.
Rich in atmosphere and character, Treasure Island continues to mesmerize readers with its perceptive views of the changing nature of human motives.

Author Bio

Novelist, poet, and travel writer, Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) wrote captivating tales for readers of all ages, including The Suicide Club, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde












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