Kidnapped

Kidnapped

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Introduction by:
Afterword by:

Format
Mass Market Paperback
Price
$4.95
 
Additional Formats
  • Mass Market Paperback
  • ISBN 9780451531438
  • 256 Pages
  • Signet
  • Adult

Overview

Robert Louis Stevenson’s glorious passport to romance and high adventure.

Here is the story of young David Balfour, whose miserly uncle cheats him out of his inheritance and schemes to have him kidnapped, shanghaied, and sold into slavery. But justice triumphs—after a spirited odyssey that includes a shipwreck, a hazardous journey across Scotland with a daredevil companion, intrigues, narrow escapes, and desperate fighting. Rich in action and characterization, this exhilarating novel was considered by Stevenson to be his finest work of fiction. 

With an Introduction by John Seelye
and an Afterword by Claire Harman

Praise

“Stevenson’s best book.”—Henry James
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