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ISBN: 1437840116
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Language: English
Publisher: Indypublish.Com (August 30, 2008)
Pages: 228
Category: History & Criticism
Subcategory: Literature
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Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, written as a boys' novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886

Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, written as a boys' novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886. The novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as Henry James, Jorge Luis Borges, and Hilary Mantel. A sequel, Catriona, was published in 1893. The narrative is written in English with some dialogue in Lowland Scots.

Robert louis stevenson. With a preface by mrs. stevenson. While my husband and Mr. Henley were engaged in writing plays in Bournemouth they made a number of titles, hoping to use them in the future.

How he was kidnapped and cast away; his sufferings in a desert isle; his journey in the .

How he was kidnapped and cast away; his sufferings in a desert isle; his journey in the wild highlands; his acquaintance with alan breck stewart and other notorious highland jacobites; with all that he suffered at the hands of his uncle, ebenezer balfour of shaws, falsely so called. Written by himself and now set forth by robert louis stevenson with a preface by mrs.

A cracking tale of low skulduggery and high adventure, Robert Louis Stevenson’s Kidnapped has enthralled generations of readers since its first publication in 1886. A book for thrill-seekers of all ages, this romp through Jacobite Scotland is a true classic. A delicately balanced book, expertly controlled, sharply focused, and written with an affectionate irony. It is perhaps the finest of Stevenson’s novels.

Роберт Льюис Стивенсон Kidnapped. The years after 1745 were an unhappy time for Scotland. You must not circulate this book in any other binding or cover and you must impose this same condition on any acquirer

Роберт Льюис Стивенсон Kidnapped. The Highlanders had fought against King George of England, and lost, and now his soldiers were driving many Highlanders out of their homes. You must not circulate this book in any other binding or cover and you must impose this same condition on any acquirer. Oxford University Press disclaims any responsibility for the content.

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Quotations taken from Kidnapped, The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Swanston edn, vol x (London: Chatto and Windus, 1911). Image courtesy of Rare Books and Special Collections, Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina. This entry was posted in Novels.

Librivox recording of Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Mark F. Smith. David Balfour, a lad of seventeen and newly orphaned, is directed to go and live with his rich uncle, the master of the estate of Shaws in the lowlands of Scotland near Edinburgh. His uncle, Ebenezer (as close a miser as Dickens' Ebenezer Scrooge), is shocked to suddenly have his young relative descend on him and tries to rid himself of David with an arranged accident. Failing that, he pays the captain of a brig to kidnap David and sell him into slavery in Carolina. A collision in the fog brings onboard the.

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