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Treasure Island

16 Ratings: 3.8
An 1883 adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson.

Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "pirates and buried gold". First published as a book in 1883, it was originally serialised in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881-82 under the … see full wiki

Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Genre: Adventure, Children's Literature
3 reviews about Treasure Island
review by . January 29, 2010
In his early (1883) serialized novel for boys, TREASURE ISLAND, Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson is already busy probing the differences between good and evil. He will do so again three years later in DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE and notably yet again in THE MASTER OF BALLANTRAE (1889).       The story is straightforward enough: in England, 16 year old Jim Hawkins discovers a map leading to 700,000 pounds sterling of buried pirate treasure. From Jim a local magnate, Squire …
Quick Tip by . June 17, 2010
Treasure Island is such a wonderful account of a young boy's journey into manhood. Although, Treasure Island was written over 100 years ago I think everyone can find themselves in this story.
Quick Tip by . June 09, 2010
A high adventure novel for the young and old alike. Treasure Island is an exciting story that's been around for over a century. Girls and boys, men and women will enjoy digging into this book!
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