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Kidnapped - Robert Louis Stevenson
Kidnapped
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The young orphan David Balfour is sent to live with his Uncle Ebenezer. When he discovers that he may be the rightful heir to his uncle s estate, he finds himself kidnapped and cast away on a desert isle. A historical adventure novel originally intended for a young-adult audience, Kidnapped deals... show more
The young orphan David Balfour is sent to live with his Uncle Ebenezer. When he discovers that he may be the rightful heir to his uncle s estate, he finds himself kidnapped and cast away on a desert isle. A historical adventure novel originally intended for a young-adult audience, Kidnapped deals with true historical events relating to the Jacobite Rising, and has won the admiration of an adult audience.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781619491816 (1619491818)
Publisher: Empire Books
Pages no: 230
Edition language: English
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Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
3.0 Kidnapped
This book is pretty much non-stop adventure. He's sent to live with his uncle who tries to cause him to have a fatal accident to keep him from his inheritance. When that doesn't work he tricks him on ship to be sold in slavery. His ship wrecks. He's marooned. He's continuously at the wrong plac...
An Leughadair
An Leughadair rated it
4.5 "Kidnapped" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Author: Robert Louis StevensonNarrator: Keiron Elliott ISBN: 9781490655758 Why did I read it? Scotland has long held my interest, and I thought that since I had not read many of its authors, I ought to dive in, and, having listened to the BBC Radio Scotland, Scotland Outdoors podcast where they...
Reading Slothfully
Reading Slothfully rated it
3.0 Kidnapped
I remember that when I was a small child, my father would read to us at night, and one of the books he read was Kidnapped. At the time, I had the impression that it was a wonderful tale. Then, a few years later, probably 5th or 6th grade, I tried reading Kidnapped on my own, and didn't much like it....
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia
Krazykiwi @ Kiwitopia rated it
5.0 Kidnapped
There is a story to my love for this book. And this is not really a review. This story came up talking to a friend, and she dared me to submit it to "The Books They Gave Me", which, if you love books, you may in fact love. So whatever. Go look at the shiny Tumblr blog :) I am old enough to have...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
4.0 Kidnapped
Kidnapped is a charming adventure novel. It is set in Scotland a few years after the rebellion of Bonnie Prince Charlie. The book neatly divides into two parts. The first part concerns the orphaned David Balfour coming to collect his inheritance from his treacherous uncle Ebeneezer and his subseq...
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