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Kidnapped (Bantam Classics)

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Spirited, romantic, and full of danger, Kidnapped is Robert Louis Stevenson's classic of high adventure. Beloved by generations, it is the saga of David Balfour, a young heir whose greedy uncle connives to do him out of his inherited fortune and plots to have him seized and sold into slavery. But honor, loyalty, and courage are rewarded; the orphan and castaway survives kidnapping and shipwreck, is rescued by a daredevil of a rogue, and makes a thrilling escape to freedom across the wild highlands of Scotland.

Acclaimed by Henry James as Robert Louis Stevenson's best novel, Kidnapped achieves what Stevenson called, "the particular crown and triumph of the artist...not simply to convince, but to enchant."

Synopsis:

Seventeen-year-old David Balfour's villainous uncle has him kidnapped in order to steal his inheritance. David escapes only to fall into the dangerous company of rebels who are resisting British redcoats in the Scottish highlands.

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About the Author

Margot Livesey, a native of Scotland, is the author of Criminals and, most recently, The Missing World. She lives in Massachusetts and London.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780553212600
Author:
Stevenson, Robert Louis
Publisher:
Bantam Classics
Location:
Toronto ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Scotland
Subject:
History
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
Adventure and adventurers
Subject:
British and irish fiction (fictional works by
Subject:
British and irish
Subject:
Scotland History 18th century Fiction.
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Scotland History 18th century.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
fiction;adventure;classic;classics;scotland;literature;novel;historical fiction;19th century;pirates;children s;children;british;children s literature;18th century;british literature;young adult;historical;english literature;classic literature;ya;children
Subject:
fiction;adventure;classic;classics;scotland;literature;novel;historical fiction;19th century;pirates;children s;children;british;children s literature;18th century;british literature;young adult;historical;english literature;classic literature;ya;children
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Bantam classic ed.
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series:
Bantam Classics
Series Volume:
v.5
Publication Date:
19820131
Binding:
MASS MARKET
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
6.94x4.20x.65 in. .31 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Seventeen-year-old David Balfour's villainous uncle has him kidnapped in order to steal his inheritance. David escapes only to fall into the dangerous company of rebels who are resisting British redcoats in the Scottish highlands.

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