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Kidnapped (Canongate Classics) Tricked By The Uncle Who Has Stolen His Inheritance, Young David Balfour Is Kidnapped And Bound For America Or At Least That Was The Plan, Until The Ship Runs Into Trouble And David Is Rescued By Alan Breck Stewart, Fugitive Jacobite And, By His Own Admission, A Bonny Fighter Balfour, A Canny Lowlander, Finds An Echo Of Some Wilder And Romantic Self In The Wilful And Courageous Highland Spirit Of Alan Breck A Strange And Difficult Friendship Is Born, As Their Adventures Begin Kidnapped Has Become A Classic Of Historical Romance The World Over And Is Justly Famous As A Novel Of Travel And Adventure In The Scottish Landscape Stevenson S Vivid Descriptive Powers Were Never Better Than In His Account Of Remote Places And Dangerous Action In The Highlands In The Years After Culloden 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 Sunday Herald A Delicately Balanced Book, Expertly Controlled, Sharply Focused, And Written With An Affectionate Irony It Is Perhaps The Finest Of Stevenson S Novels Jenni Calder


About the Author: Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of English literature He was greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling and Vladimir Nabokov.Most modernist writers dismissed him, however, because he was popular and did not write within their narrow definition of literature It is onl



10 thoughts on “Kidnapped (Canongate Classics)

  1. says:

    You are seventeen Mr David Balfour, alone in the world of 1751, in troubled Scotland, a futile bloody revolt was crushed a few years ago, by England, the parents are no , father never spoke about his family, or the d


  2. says:

    I have seen wicked men and fools, a great many of both, and I believe they both get paid in the end, but the fools first We find ourselves in Bonny old Scotland circa June 1751 King George and the red coats rule this empire F


  3. says:

    While Stevenson s Kidnapped was not quite as strong a work as either Treasure Island or his incredibly gripping The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, it was such an exciting, action packed, genuinely fun


  4. says:

    Why haven t I read Stevenson Perhaps because from what I can tell his writing feels as remote and cold as the Scottish Isles It can be beautiful in its way, but you often forget it s there in favor of popular destinations with color and piz


  5. says:

    This is in the olden days when there wasn t anything except boats and cows No phones, no movies, nothing Who would want to live there, right But see some people did, and they had to or we wouldn t be here with all our stuff They had to like go without


  6. says:

    Swashbuckling fun, but the problem I have with this rereading it as an adult is the same as reading The Black Arrow Stevenson manages to be both engaging and silly sometimes at the same moment, but luckily the human brain is capable of multi tasking even in the


  7. says:

    Kidnapped is an adventurous young adult story The main protagonist, young David Balfour, having become an orphan, takes on a journey to find his uncle seeking support and fortune Little he knows of the adventure that he is to embark on, upon meeting his wicked uncle vie


  8. says:

    Alan, cried I, what makes ye so good to me What makes ye care for such a thankless fellow Deed and I don t know, said Alan For just precisely what I thought I liked about ye, was that ye never quarrelled and now I like ye better Historical fiction, an adventure story, but also a


  9. says:

    I don t know how the rest of young David Balfour s life turns out, but his early adventures where amazing Set in 18th century Scotland during the Jacobite period, David, a loyalist to King George, and his friend Alan ...


  10. says:

    While the above description suggests, misleadingly, that all of protagonist David Balfour s adventures take place on the high seas he only gets as far as the treacherous coastal waters of his native Scotland, and the great majority of the story takes place on land , the rest of it is pretty apt T


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