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Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Publisher : Pan Macmillan
SKU: 9781529048728
R 250,00
Robert Louis Stevenson's classic swashbuckling adventure, inspired by true events, introduced by Louise Welsh.
Robert Louis Stevenson's classic, swashbuckling novel about a young boy who is forced to go to sea and who is then caught up in high drama, daring adventure and political intrigue. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition is introduced by Louise Welsh and features black and white illustrations. Headstrong David Balfour, orphaned at seventeen, sets out from the Scottish Lowlands to seek his fortune in Edinburgh. Betrayed by his wealthy Uncle Ebenezer, he is carried away to sea to be sold into slavery in the Carolinas. On board, he secures a timely alliance with Jacobite adventurer Alan Breck, and together they make an epic escape across the western Highlands. Inspired by real events, Kidnapped is a swashbuckling adventure of bizarre encounters, political assassination and wild carousings with Robert Louis Stevenson's unique counterpoint of low morals and high comedy threaded throughout.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781529048728
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Contributor By (author) Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by Louise Walsh
Publication Date 2021-05-13
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 304
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 156 X 102 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 184
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Robert Louis Stevenson's classic, swashbuckling novel about a young boy who is forced to go to sea and who is then caught up in high drama, daring adventure and political intrigue. Part of the Macmillan Collector's Library; a series of stunning, clothbound, pocket-sized classics with gold foiled edges and ribbon markers. These beautiful books make perfect gifts or a treat for any book lover. This edition is introduced by Louise Welsh and features black and white illustrations. Headstrong David Balfour, orphaned at seventeen, sets out from the Scottish Lowlands to seek his fortune in Edinburgh. Betrayed by his wealthy Uncle Ebenezer, he is carried away to sea to be sold into slavery in the Carolinas. On board, he secures a timely alliance with Jacobite adventurer Alan Breck, and together they make an epic escape across the western Highlands. Inspired by real events, Kidnapped is a swashbuckling adventure of bizarre encounters, political assassination and wild carousings with Robert Louis Stevenson's unique counterpoint of low morals and high comedy threaded throughout.
Products specifications
ISBN13 9781529048728
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Contributor By (author) Robert Louis Stevenson, Introduction by Louise Walsh
Publication Date 2021-05-13
Language English
Format Hardback
Pages 304
Product Dimensions (H x W x L) in mm 156 X 102 X 210
Shipping Weight (grams) 184
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