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Jim Hawkins is a young boy who lives at his parents’ inn, the Admiral Benbow, near Bristol, England, in the eighteenth century. Jim comes across a map that leads him and others to Treasure Island, where a pirate, Captain Flint, buried his treasure years before. This action sets in motion a chain of events that leads Jim to the middle of the island, leaving the rest of the crew and takes him on a journey of a lifetime.
Published: Tuesday, July 1, 2008
Subject: Fiction / Classics
Language: English

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Die Schatzinsel ist der bekannteste Roman des schottischen Autors Robert Louis Stevenson. Er erzählt von der hindernisreichen Suche nach einem vergrabenen Piratenschatz – einem beliebten Thema solcher Abenteuerromane – und wurde vor allem als Juge...

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Author: Robert Louis StevensonPublisher: C. Scribner's sons, 1896Book contributor: University of MichiganLanguage: English1 downloads in the last monthDownload Ebook: (PDF) (EPUB)

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Treasure Island is an adventure novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson about pirates and hidden gold. It was published many times since it originally appeared in 1883. This novel became one of the most dramatized of all novels. It features the character of Long John Silver – a pirate character that is unusual for children’s literature. The novel consists of six parts and 34 chapters. The chapters are narrated by Jim Hawkins except for chapters 16-­18 which are narrated by the Doctor. The fictional events of the novel seem to have occurred in the eighteenth century. Reading this novel provides great entertainment and education for the whole family. It is a pleasure to publish this new, high quality and affordable edition. This edition is illustrated by Milo Winter.

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Classic adventure novel, set in the year 1751, centers around David Balfour, a young Scotsman orphaned by the death of his father. Betrayed by his uncle, the young hero is shanghaied and headed for bondage in the New World, until a swashbuckling highlander comes to his rescue. Stirring, suspenseful; considered by Stevenson his best fiction.

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