Edition language: English
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, 19th Century
I love that my 7th grader was assigned Treasure Island for English Class. In school my English teachers did their very best to kill my love for reading. Grapes of Wrath? Snooze. Thank goodness for Cliffs Notes. Treasure Island, though? Winner. I hadn't read it myself, though it'd been holding ...
The term 'classic' is heard often, but this famed tale, first published in 1883, must bear the rubric as well as any. I confess I am very late coming to 'Treasure Island', the book, and can see why so many suggest it and recall it fondly from a childhood reading list (myself, I recall the 1950 Disne...
A treasure map where X marks the spot, a schooner set to sail, a onelegged seaman with a parrot on his shoulder, a boy whose bravery will be tested by murder, mutiny, and betrayal — Robert Louis Stevenson’s well-loved tale is the ultimate swashbuckling adventure. Sweeping a path from the sleepy Engl...
This is my first time reading Treasure Island. I guess I'm not good at reading "the classics". I am a big fan of dystopian stories and current fiction. So, maybe classics just aren't my thing. But, I feel like I should try to get through some of them, just because they are classics. Treasure Isla...
after all this time I finally picked it back up,can't believe it to me this long to do so because it's been years since I've read this book which is sad because this one and Dracula got me in to read classic.Read this for # lindseyalong Aug.21st -28 Classic reads , and I'm so glad I did,even though ...