Treasure Island and Araby ePub download
by Robert Louis Stevenson
- ISBN: 0460007637
- ISBN13: 978-0460007634
- ePub: 1578 kb | FB2: 1886 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Literary
- Publisher: Dutton Adult (March 1, 1962)
- Rating: 4.2/5
- Votes: 130
- Format: docx lrf txt mbr
Robert louis stevenson. Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island is the quintessential British adventure story, and like so many such is aimed at a young and chiefly male readership.
Robert louis stevenson. It belongs in part to the castaway tradition, commencing with Robinson Crusoe and continuing with The Swiss Family Robinson and Marryat’s Masterman Ready, all of which Stevenson read as a boy. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1909. Watson, Harold F. Coasts of Treasure Island: A Study of the Backgrounds and Sources for Robert Louis Stevenson’s Romances of the Sea. San Antonio, Te. Naylor, 1969. The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson. London: Methuen, 1901. Bell, Ian. Dreams of Exile: Robert Louis Stevenson, a Biography. New York: Holt, 1993. Eigner, Edwin M. Robert Louis Stevenson and the Romantic Tradition. Princeton University Press, 1966. Furnas, J. C. Voyage to Windward: The Life of Robert Louis Stevenson. London: Faber & Faber, 1952.
Its influence is enormous on popular perceptions of pirates, including such elements as treasure maps marked.
Its influence is enormous on popular perceptions of pirates, including such elements as treasure maps marked with an X, schooners, the Black Spot, tropical islands, and one-legged seamen bearing parrots on their shoulders. Treasure Island was originally considered a coming-of-age story and is noted for its atmosphere, characters, and action.
After his mother finds a treasure map among the possessions of a deceased guest at her inn, Jim Hawkins manages to outwit crafty and cruel pirates to learn the location of the buried treasure. Donor challenge: For only 2 more days, your donation will be matched 2-to-1. Triple your impact! To the Internet Archive Community, Time is running out: please help the Internet Archive today.
There are 10 illustrations and photos at the very end of the book.
Ships from and sold by Walker Bookstore. There are 10 illustrations and photos at the very end of the book. I won't rehash the story here since it's quite well known by everyone already or at least the framework of the story is. Some of the nautical terms and pirate jargon in the story were unfamiliar to me and I found the CliffNotes Treasure Island Glossary to be very useful in understanding them.
My name is Jim Hawkins and I'm going to tell you the story of Treasure Island. It began when I was a boy.
txt 64 Кб. CHAPTER ONE. The Old pirate at the Admiral Benbow. My name is Jim Hawkins and I'm going to tell you the story of Treasure Island. My father had an inn by the sea called the Admiral Benbow.
If schooners, islands, and maroons, And buccaneers, and buried gold, And all the old romance, retold.
an American gentleman in accordance with whose classic taste the following narrative has been designed, it is now, in return for numerous delightful hours, and with the kindest wishes, dedicated by his affectionate friend, the author. To the hesitating purchaser. If sailor tales to sailor tunes, Storm and adventure, heat and cold, If schooners, islands, and maroons, And buccaneers, and buried gold, And all the old romance, retold.
Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh in 1850. Chronically ill with bronchitis and possibly tuberculosis, Stevenson withdrew from Engineering at Edinburgh University in favour of Studying Law. Although he passed the bar and became an advocate in 1875, he knew that his true work was as a writer. Between 1876 and his death in 1894, Stevenson wrote prolifically. His published essays, short stories, fiction, travel books, plays, letters and poetry number in dozens