⚡ [PDF] ✍ Treasure Island By Robert Louis Stevenson ✵ – E17streets4all.co.uk 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 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'.
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was a Scottish novelist poet and travel writer and a leading representative of English literature He was greatly admired by many authors including Jorge Luis Borges Ernest Hemingway Rudyard Kipling and Vladimir NabokovMost modernist writers dismissed him however because he was popular and did not write within their narrow definition of literature It is onl.
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