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Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Book DescriptionA young boy, Jim Hawkins, lives quietly by the sea with his mother and father. One day, Billy Bones comes to live with them and from that day on everything is different. Jim meets Long John Silver and they travel the seas to find Treasure Island. First published in 1883, this is one of the most famous adventure stories ever written in English. Recommended for younger learners.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780582416789
(199mm x 131mm x 4mm)
Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
Publish Date: 16-Dec-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Robert Louis Stevensons masterpiece on the duality of good and evil in mans nature sprang from the darkest recesses of his own unconsciousduring a nightmare fraught with his screams. This tale of the mild-mannered Dr. Jekyll and the drug that unleashes his evil, inner personathe loathsome, twisted Mr. Hydehas lost none of its ability to shock.
US Kirkus Review » Classic Comics return in this uninspired adaptation of Stevenson's rollicking pirate tale. The storyline is faithful-perhaps too faithful-to the original text; presented mostly in dull boxes of first-person narration, it plods glacially for a full third of the work, until young Jim Hawkins finally boards the Hispaniola. His subsequent terrifying adventure certainly speeds up the pace, but the black-and-white artwork, while realistic and finely detailed, remains frustratingly static; moody and atmospheric, it seems better suited to Stevenson's Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde. The shipboard details and contemporary accoutrements appear accurate and painstakingly researched, but the characters are sketchy and hard to distinguish behind the inky noir shadows and strained perspectives. Occasional images of startling beauty and subtle power testify to Hamilton's talent; it's a pity he didn't trust them to carry the story. (Graphic novel. 8+) (Kirkus Reviews)
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