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Treasure Island For sheer storytelling delight and pure adventure, Treasure Island has never been surpassed From the moment young Jim Hawkins first encounters the sinister Blind Pew at the Admiral Benbow Inn until the climactic battle for treasure on a tropic isle, the novel creates scenes and characters that have fired the imaginations of generations of readers Written by a superb prose stylist, a master of both action and atmosphere, the story centers upon the conflict between good and evil but in this case a particularly engaging form of evil It is the villainy of that most ambiguous rogue Long John Silver that sets the tempo of this tale of treachery, greed, and daring Designed to forever kindle a dream of high romance and distant horizons, Treasure Island is, in the words of G K Chesterton, the realization of an ideal, that which is promised in its provocative and beckoning map a vision not only of white skeletons but also green palm trees and sapphire seas G S Fraser terms it an utterly original book and goes on to write There will always be a place for stories like Treasure Island that can keep boys and old men happy


10 thoughts on “Treasure Island

  1. says:

    Someone recently asked me what review I enjoyed writing the most, and, well, this is it I have a massive problem with this book It s one I m a little embarrassed to admit The problem is not with the writing or the characters that Stevenson has created it s not even with the plot The problem resides with Kermit the Frog Stay with me here I grew up watching the muppets I became slightly obsessed with them I kind of wanted to join them So, whenever I read about Captain Smollett


  2. says:

    3 items worthy of note in Robert Louis Stevenson s classic treasure Treasure Island 1 There are a ton of tropes We understand that this is pretty much what Disney s Pirates of the Caribbean ripped off, making tons of money off of this adventurous classic, including but not limited to rampant alcoholism a code of honor castaways at sea or in land shipwrecks new and ancient treason group mutiny, hostages, captures and shocking escapes strangers appear 3 items worthy of note in Robert


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    English Treasure Island Italiano 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 Benbow inn and the brown old seaman with the sabre cut first took up his lodgi


  4. says:

    My absolute favourite adventure story of them all You have the Admiral Benbow, a little boy named Jim Hawkins, Captain Billy Bones, a cruffy old pirate, an incredible eerie pre story black spot , a treasure hunt, the ghost of Flint Peter Gunn , the fight with Israel Hands and of course the one legged villain Long John Silver So many fine characters and an absolutely compelling plot I ve watched all the movies and series about Treasure Island as a kid and still like that classic at my age My ab


  5. says:

    YO HO HO AND A BOTTLE OF RUM This is the iconic novel about pirates that it stands as the best example in this topic and easily one of the most adapted to other media novels in any genre.I can remember having watched several adaptations, live action films, animated movies, even an animated film using animals as the characters, there is the Muppets one, a Japanese anime TV series, an European mini series taking the story to outer space starring Anthony Quinn, the animated remake of that versio YO HO


  6. says:

    Treasure Island is arguably one of the most influential tales in the world of fiction Every pirate stereotype that we take for granted these days we can see the foundation somewhere in this magic tale Approaching this story I am quite lucky that I knew nothing about the plot except that there was a map where X marked the spot showcasing Captain Flint s legendary treasure I went into the task of reading this like a happy youth, wide eyed looking forward to experiencing a legendary story for t Treasure Isla


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    Treasure Island, Robert Louis StevensonTreasure 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.An old sailor named Billy Bones comes to lodge in the rural Admiral Benbow Inn on the West English coast Treasure Island, Robe


  8. says:

    Remember when pirates briefly became ironically cool, and all of your annoying friends were joining facebook groups for International Talk Like A Pirate Day And the first Pirates of the Carribbean movie came out and was surprisingly awesome And then the second Pirates of the Carribbean movie came out and was decidedly less awesome, but you didn t really realize it until the third one came out and you discovered you couldn t remember and didn t care about number two s cliffhanger ending it was Remember when pirates br


  9. says:

    As Indiana Jones once, rather astutely pointed out, when it comes to treasure X never, ever marks the spot Well, it does if you re a pirate, which basically means that as a pirate you have a statistically much higher chance of finding treasure than any archaeologist ever would I find this a bit unfortunate and if someone had presented me with this hard and fast evidence I would have ticked the pirate box and not the archaeologist box on my careers worksheet at school Instead, I have to make As Indiana Jones once, rather as


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    AAAARGH This be a fair tale o the seas and a right good venture into the West to fetch old Flint s gold.The Scot writes o good master Jim Hawkins and his trip with old Livesy and Smollett, and too of Squire Trelawney who proves an able shot And of course there s me self John Silver, known as Long by my height though I was laid low by the old saw bones, taking my leg and leaving me with this crutch, an albatross around me neck as it were but better than a hangman s knot I ll wager I ll be AAAARGH This be a fair tale o the seas an


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