Treasure Island by Robert Lewis Stevenson

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. Another great childhood book good for kids and adults.? This is a hardcover version printed in 1989 and is a beautiful copy that even after you've read it you'll want to keep it on your shelf. For more books like this, check this website or email barneylovesbooks@gmail.com  ...MORE
An old sailor named Billy Bones comes to lodge in the rural Admiral Benbow Inn on the?Bristol Channel, in England. He tells the innkeeper's son, Jim Hawkins, to keep a lookout for "a one-legged seafaring man". A former shipmate, Black Dog, confronts Bones and engages in a violent fight with him. After Black Dog is run off, a blind beggar named Pew visits to give Bones "the black spot" as a summons to share a map leading to buried treasure. Shortly thereafter, Bones suffers a stroke and dies. Pew and his accomplices attack the inn, but Jim and his mother save themselves while taking some money and a mysterious packet from Bones's sea chest. Inside the packet, they find a map of an island on which the infamous pirate?Captain Flint?hid his treasure. Jim shows the map to the local physician Dr. Livesey and the?district squire?John Trelawney, and they decide to make an expedition to the island, with Jim serving as a cabin boy. They set sail on Trelawney's?schooner, the?Hispaniola, under Captain Smollett. Much of the crew, as it is later revealed,
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