Kidnapped (Illustrated)

Kidnapped (Illustrated)

Kidnapped (Illustrated)

Kidnapped (Illustrated)



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Kidnapped (Illustrated)

This Updated Classics version is different/unique from other Public Domain versions of Robert Louis Stevenson's "Kidnapped" in several ways, most notably:
• 30 original graphics related to the story are included with the ebook.

Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel, that takes place in the year 1751 in Scotland. The main character is David Balfour, a young man whose parents are now dead, has received a letter regarding an inheritance, directing him to travel to the House of Shaws, an estate near Edinburgh.
At the House of Shaws, he is taken in by his uncle, one Mr. Ebenezer Balfour. His uncle seems to resent David's presence, but eventually offers to help his nephew gain his rightful inheritance. Ebenezer turns out to be a bad actor, and has David kidnapped and sent away on a ship.
Join David Balfour on his journey of survival, discovery, and ultimate vindication.

All Updated Classics books have the following features:
• They include 10 or more original or period graphics related to the story.
• A few words that are archaic, or have changed their meanings over the years, have been updated with modern words.
• The ebook has been painstakingly coded, edited, and formatted by human beings to ensure a flawless reading experience. No sloppy automated Public Domain conversions here!

Product Details

BN ID: 2940162480327
Publisher: Updated Classics
Publication date: 02/24/2021
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: eBook
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres.

Date of Birth:

November 13, 1850

Date of Death:

December 3, 1894

Place of Birth:

Edinburgh, Scotland

Place of Death:

Vailima, Samoa


Edinburgh University, 1875
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