Thrilling thousands of readers throughout the years, Robert Louis Stevenson's tale of young orphan David Balfour contains all the elements of a great, classic adventure. His quest to claim his inheritance takes him through the rough Scottish Highlands, across waters and beyond, until he can finally reclaim his rights. Explore this story even further with the Enriched Classics detailed explanatory notes, overview of key themes, glossary, critical analysis, discussion questions and more. 302 pages, softcover.
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The adventures of David Balfour, a young orphan, as he journeys through the dangerous Scottish Highlands in an attempt to regain his rightful inheritance.
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- A concise introduction that gives the reader important background information
- A chronology of the author's life and work
- A timeline of significant events that provides the book's historical context
- An outline of key themes and plot points to guide the reader's own interpretations
- Detailed explanatory notes
- Critical analysis, including contemporary and modern perspectives on the work
- Discussion questions to promote lively classroom and book group interaction
- A list of recommended related books and films to broaden the reader's experience
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Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850. He spent his childhood in Edinburgh, Scotland, but traveled widely in the United States and throughout the South Seas. The author of many novels, including The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Kidnapped, The Black Arrow, and Treasure Island, he died in 1894.