Following the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune. For he has discovered a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure island. But a host of villains, wild beasts and deadly savages stand between him and the stash of gold.... show more
Following the demise of bloodthirsty buccaneer Captain Flint, young Jim Hawkins finds himself with the key to a fortune. For he has discovered a map that will lead him to the fabled Treasure island. But a host of villains, wild beasts and deadly savages stand between him and the stash of gold. Not to mention the most infamous pirate ever to sail the high seas...Long John Silver!
Publish date: November 1st 1994
Pages no: 298
Edition language: English
Great performance, meh story. I love pirates, adventure, historical settings, classics, and full cast performances. This story had all of that, yet it didn't entertain me like I hoped/expected. I couldn't get into it, even with the very excellent voice cast carrying me through the tale. I suspect...
If I read this in childhood - and it would have been in a children's abridged edition, I should think - it didn't leave any memory of its rather gory plot, nor of the curious moral ambiguity of it principal villain, Long John Silver. Nonetheless, once it got going, it was more or less what I expec...
A classic, one of the best that has stood the test of time. Definitely entertaining. It's a fun, fast-paced adventure that is well worth reading with your children.
This was a refresher reread for me due to the TV show Black Sails, which was created as sort-of a prequel for Treasure Island and you should totally watch if you haven’t already.I first read Treasure Island in 5th or 6th grade (I remember taking it from the 5/6th grade literature section in our scho...
Ha! Double Ha! I Looooved how everyone turned on everyone at a drop of a hat on the "Pirates of the Caribean" movies. Now I know where they got it from. Bases, teams and situations changed constantly in this one. It's great fun. One gets so used to classics staying in print for serious reasons, ...