Kidnapped. by Robert Louis Stevenson

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StatementAdapted by R. A. Pulliam [and] O. N. Darby; illustrated by Elizabeth Rice.
SeriesA Treasure book
ContributionsPulliam, Roy Avron, 1902-, Darby, Oscar Nolan.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.S8482 Ki3
The Physical Object
Pagination207 p.
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6072819M
LC Control Number50012563

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Chapters 10– Chapters 13– Chapters 16– Chapters 19– Chapters 22– Chapters 25– Chapters 28– 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 Davie a letter from his deceased father telling him to head to the house of Shaws.

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Read the Virtual Book. Summary. Kidnapped is 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. Kidnapped tells the story of David Balfour, a young man of the Lowlands, the southern part 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. Download our free ePUB, PDF or MOBI eBooks to read on almost any device — your desktop, iPhone, iPad, Android phone or tablet, Amazon Kindle and more.

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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.

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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 his father, young David Balfour discovers that his uncle Ebenezer has cheated him out of his inheritance.

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David Balfour has never had an ed on: Novem 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. Directed by Robert Stevenson. With Peter Finch, James MacArthur, Bernard Lee, John Laurie. In Scotland inyoung David Balfour is shanghaied aboard a ship where he meets Jacobite rebel Alan Breck Stewart with whom he escapes to the Scottish Highlands, dodging the redcoats/10(K).

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Preface and Dedication. 1. I SET OFF UPON MY JOURNEY TO THE HOUSE OF SHAWS 2. I COME TO MY JOURNEY'S END 3. I MAKE ACQUAINTANCE OF MY UNCLE 4. I RUN A GREAT DANGER IN THE HOUSE OF SHAWS. Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(K).Kidnapped: being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year How he was kidnapped and cast away; his sufferings in a desert isle; his journey in the West Highlands; his acquaintance with Alan Breck Steward and other notorious Highland Jacobites; with all that he suffered at the hands of his uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, falsely so-called; written by Brand: Puffin Books.

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