Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson
Our Ref: KHHIS5179
- SBN / Part No: 9781472921949
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson
Format: Paperback, 304 pages
When old drunken sailor Billy Bones dies at the Admiral Benbow Inn, the innkeepers son Jim Hawkins finds a map amongst his possessions. The local physician, Doctor Livesey, and the squire Trelawney, believe the map is on an island where the infamous pirate Captain Flint buried his treasure. They decide to buy a ship to go and find it and Jim decides to hoin the crew as cabin boy.
But also joing Captain Smoletts crew is a one-leggged cook with a parrot named Long John Silver. As Jim discovers, Silver is just one of the crew who was also part of Captain Flints crew, and they planning a mutiny. After they reach the island the pirates rise up. Jim is separated from the others loyal to Captain Smollett.
He soon learns that they are not alone on the island after all, and that perhaps the treasure has already been found. Treasure Island has been entertaining readers of all ages for 130 years and it is just as witty and as thrillingtoday asit was when first published. This special edition includes the much-loved original text, along with the map that inspired Stevenson to write the novel. It also features an exclusive foreward by Pirates of the Caribbean star Mackenzie Crook