A mysterious map, pirates, and pieces of eight! When young Jim Hawkins finds a map to pirates' gold, he starts on an adventure that takes him from his English village to a desert island with the murderous Black Dog, half-mad Ben Gunn, and (of course) Long John Silver.
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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson Read by Jasper Britton This is an Abridged Audio book in Mint condition. Synopsis Treasure Island must be the most enthralling adventure book ever written. As we listen to the voice of Jim Hawkins telling his extraordinary tale, and later that of his companion Dr Livesey, we are plunged into a world of pirates, buried treasure, mutiny and deceit.
Some books are considered classics because the story is unique and compelling. Others are praised because of the superlative writing style of the author. A handful of books have both qualities. Treasure Island is one. This is the quintissential pirate book. Peg legs. A talking parrot perched atop a pirate's shoulder. Swashbuckling adventure on.
Treasure Island must be the most enthralling adventure book ever written for children. As we listen to the voice of Jim Hawkins telling his extraordinary tale, and later that of his companion Dr Livesey, we are plunged into a world of pirates, buried treasure, mutiny and deceit.
Treasure Island Synopsis. A complete and unabridged, illustrated edition of Robert Louis Stevenson's classic tale of adventure. When Jim Hawkins sets sail searching for buried treasure and adventure, he finds himself caught up in a deadly mutiny where he must outwit the cunning pirate Long John Silver in order to stay alive.
Treasure Island is written largely in the first person narrative from the perspective of young Jim Hawkins, a lad who lives with his parents in a remote coastal Inn.
This book is on the following lists: - 8th on The Celebrity Reading List (Gardiner Public Library) - 10th on El Pais Favorite Books of 100 Spanish Authors (El Pais) - 125th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100) - 100 Life-Changing Books (National Book Award) - The 100 Greatest Books Ever Written (Easton Press) - The Best Classics (The Times).