Cover of: Kidnapped! | Francine Pascal


  • 149 Pages
  • 1.51 MB
  • English
Bantam Books , Toronto, New York
Statementwritten by Kate William ; created by Francine Pascal
SeriesSweet Valley High -- v. 13
ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress), Pascal, Francine
LC ClassificationsCPB Box no. 1185 vol. 14
The Physical Object
Pagination149 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24514401M
ISBN 100553245244
LC Control Number98814849

Acclaimed by Henry James as Robert Louis Stevenson's best novel, Kidnapped achieves what Stevenson called, "the particular crown and triumph of the artist not simply to convince, but to enchant." Spirited, romantic, and full of danger, Kidnapped is Robert Louis Stevenson's classic of high adventure.

Beloved by generations, it is the saga of David Balfour, a young heir whose /5(). Kidnapped is an adventurous young adult story.

The main protagonist, young David Balfour, having become an orphan, takes on a journey to find his uncle seeking support and fortune.

Little he knows of the adventure that he is to embark on, upon meeting his wicked uncle. (view spoiler)/5. Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, written as a boys' novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July The novel has attracted the praise and admiration of /5().

Kidnapped Summary At the beginning of the book, David (Davie) Balfour is a recently orphaned seventeen-year-old. His father has just died, so it is up to him to seek his own fortune.

A good friend of his, the Protestant Minister of Essendean, hands Kidnapped! book a letter from his deceased father telling him to head to the house of Shaws. Kidnapped is a novel by Robert Louis Stevenson that was first published in Kidnappedis set in Scotland just after the Jacobite rebellions and is narrated by the teenager David Balfour.

The recently orphaned David leaves rural Essendean to seek his fortune with his relatives, the Balfours of the House of Shaws.

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Author: Stevenson, Robert Louis, Title: Kidnapped Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures. B&N Exclusives Baby Boutique Boxed Sets Graphic Novels for Young Readers Kids' Classics Kids' Book Awards Personalized Books STEAM/STEM Books & Toys Summer Reading Trend Shop Age Groups 0 - 2 Years 3 - 5 Years 6 - 8 Years 9 - 12 Years.

Kidnapped tells the story Kidnapped! book David Balfour, a young man of Kidnapped! book Lowlands, the southern Kidnapped! book of Scotland. David's father, Alexander Balfour, has recently died, and his mother died some time before, so he is now an orphan.

Since he is now seventeen years old, he has decided it is time to go and seek his fortune. Kidnapped Robert Louis Stevenson, ‘Of these four things, the first is your legal due: the little pickle money for your father’s books and plenishing, which I have bought (as I have explained from the first) in the design of re-selling at a profit to the incoming dominie.

The other three are gifties that Mrs. Campbell and myself. Kidnapped is set induring the time of the Jacobite rebellion — a tumultuous and tragic period in Scottish history.

At its center is a historical event: the murder of Colin Campbell, the "Red Fox" of Glenure in Scotland. David Balfour, whose father dies leaving him with nothing to live on, goes to live with a cruel and miserly uncle.

Kidnapped Robert Louis STEVENSON ( - ) David Balfour, a lad of seventeen and newly orphaned, is directed to go and live with his rich uncle, the master of the estate of Shaws in the lowlands of Scotland near Edinburgh. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Kidnapped, by Robert Louis Stevenson This eBook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever.

By: Robert Louis Stevenson () Kidnapped is the story of a year old young man who is searching for his true birthright and is determined to make a fortune after the death of his parents. This timeless tale by Robert Louis Stevenson follows the life of David Balfour who leaves his home in Scotland after the death of his parents.5/5(18).

Kidnapped Introduction. Kidnapped tells the story of David Balfour, a young orphan who winds up kidnapped, placed on a ship bound for the Americas, shipwrecked on the northwestern coast of Scotland, and suspected of murder.

This story, marketed to boys in the s, has a fast pace, an exotic setting, and lots of suspense and danger to go around. Robert Louis Stevenson, Kidnapped (Penguin Classics) This is a classic adventure novel about a teenage boy called David Balfour set in 18th century Scotland.

At the start of the book David leaves. Gordon has written more than sixty books for kids and young adults, including Zoobreak, Swindle, and Son of the Mob, as well as the On the Run series and the Island, Everest, Dive, and Kidnapped trilogies.

A native of Ontario, Canada, Korman now lives with his family in Long Island, New York/5(34). Kidnapped was written as a "boys' novel" and first published in serial form in the magazine Young Folks from May to July The novel first appeared in book form from Cassell and Company in.

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Acclaimed by Henry James as Robert Louis Stevenson’s best novel, Kidnapped achieves what Stevenson called, “the particular crown and triumph of the artist not simply to convince, but to enchant.” Spirited, romantic, and full of danger, Kidnapped is Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic of high d by generations, it is the saga of David.

In this edition words of Scotch dialect are briefly defined in brackets as an aid to the reader.

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"Stevenson's best book." - Henry James. (Key Words: Robert Louis Stevenson, Scotch Dialect, Kidnappings, Fiction, Shipwrecks, Scotland, Kidnapped). First Printing of this edition (Unstated.). book. Seller Inventory # X1. Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis n as a "boys' novel" and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to Julythe novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as Henry James, Jorge Luis Borges, and Seamus Heaney.A sequel, Catriona, was published in Kidnapped is an adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, published in The term hero, when applied in a literary context, refers to the protagonist or main character of a.

One of the great adventure stories of all time, Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped is a fantastic early novel for burgeoning readers.

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pages, : Puffin Books. Kidnapped, novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, first published in serial form in the magazine Young Folks in Kidnapped and its sequel, Catriona (; U.S.

title, David Balfour), are both set in Scotland in the mids. After the death of. "Kidnapped" is the second of Stevenson's two most famous adventure novels, the other being "Treasure Island." The novel is not only a marvelous tale of adventure, friendship and suspense, but is also an exploration of the eighteenth-century Scottish culture.5/5(5).

Elizabeth Ann Smart was kidnapped at age fourteen on June 5,by Brian David Mitchell from her home in the Federal Heights neighborhood of Salt Lake City, was held captive by Mitchell and his wife, Wanda Barzee, on the outskirts of Salt Lake City, and later, in San Diego County, captivity lasted approximately nine months before she was discovered Motive: Sexual abuse, Religious delusion.

Get this from a library. Kidnapped. [Robert Louis Stevenson] -- After being kidnapped by his villainous uncle, sixteen-year-old David Balfour escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule.

Kidnapped Book 1 The abduction By gordan corman PLOT Kidnapped, the abduction is a book about a girl and a boy being suspicious about here family they think their entire family is a bunch of criminals and traitors but that’s not the only problem their is some one is out to get them because of there families crimes.

Kidnapped (Book 1) Mystery / Thriller. It started with nothing more than a news story, but for Kelly Hunter, this story will become a reality. No one ever believes they will be abducted. Everyone says it won't happen to them.

Nothing could Reviews:. Robert Louis Stevenson (–) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer who spent the last part of his life in the Samoan islands. His best-known books include Treasure Island, Kidnapped, The Master of Ballantrae, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.Kidnapped is a book by Robert Louis Stevenson.

It was published in It tells the story of the 18th-century "Appin Murder" following the Jacobite Rising. Some of the characters in the book were based on real people. The book has been adapted to movies many times and to comic : Robert Louis Stevenson.Robert Louis Stevenson was born on Novem He spent his childhood in Edinburgh, Scotland, but traveled widely in the United States and throughout the South Seas.

The author of many novels, including The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Kidnapped, The Black Arrow, and Treasure Island, he died in Pages: