This beautiful Harper Collins Children’s Classics edition of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island is the perfect addition to any bookshelf.
When a mysterious old sailor comes to stay at the Admiral Benbow Inn, the innkeeper’s son, Jim Hawkins, is set on course for a thrilling adventure.
The old man soon ends up dead, and among his possessions Jim discovers a map leading to buried treasure. Before long, Jim is setting sail to find it – but pirates are lurking in the ship’s crew, and the notorious Long John Silver is planning a mutiny. . .
Frequently adapted and dramatised, Treasure Island is the seminal pirate novel that paved the way for a whole genre.
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About the Author
Robert Lewis Balfour Stevenson was born on 13 November 1850, changing his second name to ‘Louis’ at the age of eighteen. He has always been loved and admired by countless readers and critics for ‘the excitement, the fierce joy, the delight in strangeness, the pleasure in deep and dark adventures’ found in his classic stories and, without doubt, he created some of the most horribly unforgettable characters in literature and, above all, Mr. Edward Hyde.