Treasure Island is an adventure novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson and published as magazine installments between 1881 and 1882 and as a book in 1883. It has been widely adapted for television, film, video games, etc
Young Jim Hawkins finds a treasure map, Captain Flint's treasure, and decides to go look for it together with his companions. However, some thieves have infiltrated this group of people with the intention of stealing their treasure and killing them...
The novel has all the elements that will make an adventurer fall in love: a mysterious old sailor seeking refuge in a remote inn, a pirate with a wooden leg and a parrot searching for said sailor, a treasure map that falls into the hands of a boy and an adventure in search of said treasure to a remote island.
The book adopts a critical tone and a moral reflection of the protagonist towards money and ambition. It was the first novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson and brought him enormous success and fame.
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