Treasure Island is an adventure novel, a thrilling tale of "buccaneers and buried gold". Traditionally considered a coming of age story, it is an adventure tale of superb atmosphere, character and action, and also a wry commentary on the ambiguity of morality—as seen in Long John Silver—unusual for children's literature then and now.
Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold." 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. It is one of the most frequently dramatized of all novels. It was originally serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks from 1881 through 1882 under the title Treasure Island, or the mutiny of the Hispaniola, credited to the pseudonym "Captain George North". It was first published as a book on 14 November 1883, by Cassell & Co...
I dare say, I enjoyed this story more now than when I was a child!!!! 35
Great book!! 55
This is a good book with a lot of interesting cliff hangers that made me guess. 45
Book is great 55
Only reason why I read this book is because I had to read it for school I so boring and hard to understand and I'm taking advanced classes 25
This book is a great book. But it would probably be hard for little kids. but I think is a wonderful book!!!!! 😊 45
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All u idiots that say its a rip off of treasure planet have it mixed up... 45
Enjoyed this story very much 55