Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson - Author

John Seelye - Editor/introduction

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ISBN 9780140437683 | 240 pages | 01 Dec 1999 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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The story grew out of a map that led to imaginary treasure, devised during a holiday in Scotland by Stevenson and his nephew. The tale is told by an adventurous boy, Jim Hawkins, who gets hold of treasure map and sets off with an adult crew in search of the buried treasure. Among the crew, however, is the treacherous Long John Silver who is determined to keep the treasure for himself.

Stevenson's first full-length work of fiction brought him immediate fame and continues to captivate readers of all ages.