Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped (Graffex) ePub download
by Fiona MacDonald,Robert Louis Stevenson
- ISBN: 1904642047
- ISBN13: 978-1904642046
- ePub: 1173 kb | FB2: 1642 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Words Language & Grammar
- Publisher: Book House (May 1, 2007)
- Pages: 48
- Rating: 4.9/5
- Votes: 148
- Format: doc lrf mobi rtf
Grade 6 Up-Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson remains one of the classic coming-of-age stories for children and young adults today.
Grade 6 Up-Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson remains one of the classic coming-of-age stories for children and young adults today. After the death of his father, David Balfour sets out to meet his uncle and claim his inheritance. This adventure takes him through the highlands of Scotland where he embarks upon a long journey back from treachery and deceit. That's well worth having if you love this book.
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Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, written as a boys' novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886
Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, written as a boys' novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886. The novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as Henry James, Jorge Luis Borges, and Hilary Mantel. A sequel, Catriona, was published in 1893. The narrative is written in English with some dialogue in Lowland Scots.
A cracking tale of low skulduggery and high adventure, Robert Louis Stevenson’s Kidnapped has enthralled generations of readers since its first publication in 1886. A book for thrill-seekers of all ages, this romp through Jacobite Scotland is a true classic. A delicately balanced book, expertly controlled, sharply focused, and written with an affectionate irony. It is perhaps the finest of Stevenson’s novels
Quotations taken from Kidnapped, The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Swanston edn, vol x (London: Chatto and Windus, 1911). Image courtesy of Rare Books and Special Collections, Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina. This entry was posted in Novels.
Quotations taken from Kidnapped, The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Swanston edn, vol x (London: Chatto and Windus, 1911).
Роберт Льюис Стивенсон Kidnapped. The years after 1745 were an unhappy time for Scotland. The Highlanders had fought against King George of England, and lost, and now his soldiers were driving many Highlanders out of their homes. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted, in any form or by any means, without the prior permission in writing of Oxford University Press, or as expressly permitted by law, or under terms agreed with the appropriate reprographics rights organization.
Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses. Born and educated in Edinburgh, Stevenson suffered from serious bronchial trouble for much of his life, but continued to write prolifically and travel widely in defiance of his poor health.
Robert Louis Stevenson, Fiona Macdonald, Penko Gelev. David Balfour's survives an attempt on his life, only to be kidnapped and destined for a life of slavery. A violent storm offers a means of escape, but the adventure doesn't end there. This work fits into Key Stage 2 English and supports Key Stage 3 English. It also helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14.