TREASURE ISLAND (Including the History Behind the Book): Adventure Classic & The Real Adventures of the Most Notorious Pirates: Charles Vane, Mary Read, Captain Avery, Captain Teach
TREASURE ISLAND (Including the History Behind the Book): Adventure Classic & The Real Adventures of the Most Notorious Pirates: Charles Vane, Mary Read, Captain Avery, Captain Teach

TREASURE ISLAND (Including the History Behind the Book): Adventure Classic & The Real Adventures of the Most Notorious Pirates: Charles Vane, Mary Read, Captain Avery, Captain Teach "Blackbeard", Captain Phillips, John Rackam, Anne Bonny, Edward Low...

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Overview

Treasure Island is an adventure classic written by Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold". Its influence is enormous on our own perception of pirates, including treasure maps marked with an "X", schooners, the Black Spot, tropical islands, and one-legged seamen bearing parrots on their shoulders. Stevenson stated "Treasure Island came out of the great Captain Johnson's History of the Notorious Pirates.", which is included in this edition in its entirety with all the incredible life stories of the notorious world famous pirates that inspired Stevenson and are also mentioned in the novel.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788027219698
Publisher: Musaicum Books
Publication date: 10/06/2017
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 757
File size: 2 MB
Age Range: 9 Years

About the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres.

Date of Birth:

November 13, 1850

Date of Death:

December 3, 1894

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Vailima, Samoa

Education:

Edinburgh University, 1875

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