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Treasure Island - Robert Louis Stevenson
Treasure Island
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ISBN: 9780140314441 (014031444X)
Edition language: English
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Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
3.0 Birth of the Boy Book
Despite this book being the progenitor of pretty much all of the pirate books of the 20th Century, as well as being an influence of many of the adventure and 'boys' books that came afterwards, I found this book rather dull. Maybe it has a lot to do with my lack of enthusiasm for 19th Century English...
Book Blog (S. Thomas Kaza)
Book Blog (S. Thomas Kaza) rated it
0.0 Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Treasure Island is to pirate stories what Lord of the Rings is to fantasy. R.L.Stevenson created the pirate character as we know it in literature and pop culture today in a very similar way to how J.R. Tolkien defined elves, dwarves, and halflings. Then Stevenson took it a step further by creating L...
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover
Dang Rover: Cover to Cover rated it
5.0 #TreasureIsland: Yo-ho-ho, "X" marks THIS spot...
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 ...
Burfobookalicious
Burfobookalicious rated it
4.0 Classic swashbuckler!
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...
Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it
4.0 Treasure Island / Robert Louis Stevenson
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...
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