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An edition of Treasure Island (1880)

Treasure Island

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An edition of Treasure Island (1880)

Treasure Island

  • 3.57 ·
  • 7 Ratings
  • 76 Want to read
  • 5 Currently reading
  • 12 Have read
Publish Date
Publisher
Harper & Brothers

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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.

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Cover of: Treasure Island
Treasure Island
October 12, 2007, IndyPublish
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Treasure island
Treasure island
2003, Atheneum Books for Young Readers
in English - 1st ed.
Cover of: Treasure Island
Treasure Island: Elementary Level (Heinemann Guided Readers)
November 1999, Delta Systems
Paperback in English
Cover of: Treasure Island
Treasure Island
1992, Knopf, Distributed by Random House
in English
Cover of: Treasure Island (Children's Classics)
Treasure Island (Children's Classics)
November 8, 1989, Children's Classics
Hardcover in English
Cover of: Treasure Island.
Treasure Island.
1963, Macmillan
in English
Cover of: Treasure Island
Treasure Island
1915, Harper & Brothers
Cover of: Treasure Island
Treasure Island
1911, C. Scribner's Sons
Cover of: Treasure Island
Treasure Island
1911, G.W. Jacobs and company
in English
Cover of: Treasure Island
Treasure Island
1908, C. Scribner's sons
Cover of: Treasure Island
Treasure Island
1905, C. Scribner's Sons
in English

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New York

Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction.

The Physical Object

Pagination
288 p. ;

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL7142171M
Internet Archive
treasureisland00stev2
LC Control Number
15023639
Library Thing
1812

First Sentence

"SQUIRE TRELAWNEY, Dr Livesey, and the rest of these gentlemen having asked me to write down the whole particulars about Treasure Island, from the beginning to the end, keeping nothing back but the bearings of the island, and that only because there is still treasure not yet lifted, I take up my pen in the year of grace 17-, and go back to the time when my father kept the 'Admiral Bendow' inn, and the brown old seaman, with the sabre cut, first took up his lodging under our roof."

Work Description

Traditionally considered a coming-of-age story, Treasure Island is an adventure tale known for its atmosphere, characters and action, and also as a wry commentary on the ambiguity of morality — as seen in Long John Silver — unusual for children's literature then and now. It is one of the most frequently dramatized of all novels. The influence of Treasure Island on popular perceptions of pirates is enormous, including treasure maps marked with an "X", schooners, the Black Spot, tropical islands, and one-legged seamen carrying parrots on their shoulders

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