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Treasure Island (Paperback)

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Winter 2009 Kids' List


“Take a look at this magnificent new edition of one of the best adventure stories ever written. John Lawrence's hand-colored, vinyl-cut, and wood-textured illustrations richly evoke the atmosphere and drama of the one of the best adventure stories ever written in this magnificent new edition. An unusually beautiful piece of bookmaking, and a special gift for any time of the year.”
— Carol, Quail Ridge Books, Raleigh, NC

Description


Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold." First published as a book on May 23, 1883, it was originally serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881-82 under the title "Treasure Island or, the Mutiny of the Hispaniola" with Stevenson adopting the pseudonym Captain George North. Traditionally considered a coming-of-age story, Treasure Island is an adventure tale known for its atmosphere, characters and action, and also as a wry commentary on the ambiguity of morality; as seen in Long John Silver. It is one of the most frequently dramatized of all novels.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781478385844
ISBN-10: 1478385847
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: August 1st, 2012
Pages: 216
Language: English