Twenty-One Stories Penguin Twentieth-Century Classics

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. Whatever the mood, each one is a compelling entertainment and unmistakably the work of one of the finest storytellers of the century. For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.

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Becoming Who You Are: Insights on the True Self from Thomas Merton and Other Saints Christian Classics

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Treasure Island Dover Thrift Editions

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Dover Publications #ad - Great product! One of the most enduringly popular adventure tales, Treasure Island began in 1881 as a serialized adventure entitled "The Sea-Cook" in the periodical Young Folks. Completed during a stay at davos, switzerland, where Stevenson had gone for his health, it was published in 1883 in the form we know today.

Set in the eighteenth century, treasure Island spins a heady tale of piracy, a mysterious treasure map, and a host of sinister characters charged with diabolical intentions. Seen through the eyes of jim hawkins, the cabin boy of the hispaniola, a mutiny led by the infamous Long John Silver, the action-packed adventure tells of a perilous sea journey across the Spanish Main, and a lethal scramble for buried treasure on an exotic isle.

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A Popular History of the Catholic Church

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Treasure Island: 120 Illustrations

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SeaWolf Press #ad - You'll be impressed by the differences. Wyeth painting taken from a later publication. A thrilling adventure novel of pirates, sailing ships, treasure maps, and tropical islands. A young boy, jim hawkins, discovers a treasure map on a dying pirate at the "Admiral Benbow" inn in England and takes off on a quest to find the prize.

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Treasure Island

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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Great product! Treasure island is an adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "buccaneers and buried gold". Traditionally considered a coming-of-age story, treasure island is a tale noted for its atmosphere, characters and action, and also as a wry commentary on the ambiguity of morality – as seen in Long John Silver – unusual for children's literature.

It is one of the most frequently dramatized of all novels. First published as a book on 14 November 1883 by Cassell & Co. It was originally serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881 and 1882 under the title Treasure Island or, the mutiny of the Hispaniola with Stevenson adopting the pseudonym Captain George North.

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Frankenstein Second Edition Norton Critical Editions

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Heffernan, jonathan bate, anne Mellor, Patrick Brantlinger, Jane Goodall, and Christa Knellwolf. Clair, and elizabeth young; chris Baldrick on the novel’s reception; and David Pirie on the novel’s many film adaptations. Context is provided in three supporting sections: “circumstance, ” and “Sources, Influence, Impact, ” “Reception, Influences, Composition, Revision, Adaptation, Analogues.

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The Art of Fielding: A Novel

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Macbeth The Pelican Shakespeare

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Treasure Island

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Traditionally considered a coming-of-age story, treasure island is a tale noted for its atmosphere, characters and action, and also as a wry commentary on the ambiguity of morality – as seen in Long John Silver – unusual for children's literature. It is one of the most frequently dramatized of all novels.

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Best American Travel Writing 07 Pa The Best American Series ®

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