Kidnapped, or, The lad with the silver button

by Robert Louis Stevenson

Publisher: Modern Library in New York

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Teenage boys -- Fiction,
  • Kidnapping -- Fiction,
  • Scotland -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Other titlesKidnapped, Lad with the silver button
StatementRobert Louis Stevenson ; introduction by Margot Livesey ; edited, with a preface and notes, by Barry Menikoff.
GenreFiction.
SeriesThe Modern Library classics
ContributionsMenikoff, Barry.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR5484 .K5 2001
The Physical Object
Paginationlxxxiv, 334 p. :
Number of Pages334
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3945742M
ISBN 100375757252
LC Control Number2001030366

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. robert louis stevenson - kidnapped. contents chapter i i set off upon my journey to the house of shaws ii i come to my journey's end iii i make acquaintance of my uncle iv i run a great danger in the house of shaws v i go to the queen's ferry vi what befell at the queen's ferry vii i go to sea in the brig "covenant" of dysart viii the round-house ix the man with the belt of gold x the siege /5(20). The Lad With the Silver Button: Through the Isle of Mull: Read by Mark F. Smith: The Lad With the Silver Button: Across Morven: Read by Mark F. Smith: The Death of the Red Fox: Read by Mark F. Smith: Talk With Alan in the Wood of Lettermore: Read by Mark F. Smith: The House of Fear: Read by Mark F. Smith: The /5(). The Lad With the Silver Button: Through the Island of Mull. A "ross" is a peninsula (i.e., a piece of land surrounded on three sides by water), and the Ross of Mull is a specific southwestern part of the island of Mull. This is where Davie winds up when he crosses the dried-up creek.

Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Kidnapped (Paperback) Kidnapped: or, The Lad with the Silver Button (Paperback) Kidnapped: By Robert Louis Stevenson (Illustrated) + FREE Gulliver's Travels. KIDNAPPED CHAPTER SUMMARIES. Chapter The Lad with the Silver Button: Across Morven. Summary. David travels by ferry from Torosay to the mainland. Although the boat is crowded, David enjoys the ride. The friendly passengers entertain him with their Gaelic boat-songs, while the sea air and bright weather lift his spirits. Home Kidnapped E-Text: CHAPTER XVI E-Text Kidnapped CHAPTER XVI THE LAD WITH THE SILVER BUTTON: ACROSS MORVEN. There is a regular ferry from Torosay to Kinlochaline on the mainland. Both shores of the Sound are in the country of the strong clan of the Macleans, and the people that passed the ferry with me were almost all of that clan. Kidnapped, as written by Stevenson, deserves to be given 5 stars in this review - it is a wonderful story in it's own right, and offers the reader a vivid picture of the Highland landscape and a fascinating glimpse into Scotland's social history/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 writers as diverse as Henry James, Jorge Luis Borges, and Hilary Mantel. A sequel, Catriona, was published in Author: Robert Louis Stevenson. Oxford Children's Classics present not only the original and unabridged story of Kidnapped but also help you to discover a whole world of new adventures with an amazing assortment of recommendations and Chapter 15 The Lad with the Silver Button through the Isle of Mull; No comment for this book yet, be the first to comment. Kidnapped Audiobook (free download) This popular and renowned Classics audio book is now available for free download from, Deezer, und in high quality from Audible as well. It's one of the best-loved works by Robert Louis Stevenson. Instead of downloading multiple mp3 files, you can now just listen to the original audio book for free and legally. IN , Robert Louis Stevenson returned to the old country from California, and he and his wife went to the Highlands. At Strathpeffer he saw a good deal of John Tulloch, Principal of St. Andrews; the latter suggested two subjects to him from Scottish history, and he began to study the documents dealing with the Highland clans and their records in the eighteenth century.

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Start your review of Kidnapped: or, The Lad with the Silver Button Write a review Henry Avila rated it it was amazing review of another edition/5. Robert Louis Stevenson always considered Kidnapped, the tale of year-old David Balfour's adventures in the remote islands and highlands of Scotland with renegade soldier Alan Breck Stewart, to be his greatest novel, but when the classic adventure tale was published init was without much of what its author held English publisher had excised many of the /5().

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[Robert Louis Stevenson; Barry Menikoff] -- A sixteen-year-old orphan is kidnapped by his villainous uncle, but later escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish Highlanders against English rule.

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Kidnapped, Or, The Lad With the Silver Button (Book): Stevenson, Robert Louis: A sixteen-year-old orphan is kidnapped by his villainous uncle, but later escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish Highlanders against English rule.

Book Review: A Fresh Look at a Classic Tale: KIDNAPPED; OR, THE LAD WITH THE SILVER BUTTON; by Robert Louis Stevenson; Edited with introduction and or by Barry Menikoff, Huntington Library.

The Man With the Belt of Gold. Siege of the Roundhouse. The Captain Knuckles Under. I Hear of the Red Fox. The Loss of the Brig. The Lad With the Silver Button: Through the Isle of Mull.

The Lad With the Silver Button: Across Morven. The Death of the Red Fox. Talk With Alan in the Wood of Lettermore. The House of Fear. Summary Chapter The Lad with the Silver Button: Across Morven. David takes a ferry from Torosay to mainland Scotland.

On the way, he sees what he first thinks is an emigrant ship, bound for the American colonies, full of Scottish "criminals" being forced into exile. Librivox recording of Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Mark F. Smith. Original chapter title: The Lad With the Silver Button: Across Morven Creative Commons license: Public Domain.

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Free shipping for many products. About Kidnapped. 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.

Get this from a library. Kidnapped, or, The lad with the silver button: the original text. [Robert Louis Stevenson; Barry Menikoff] -- A sixteen-year-old orphan is kidnapped by his villainous uncle, but later escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of. The Lad With the Silver Button: Across Morven.

David takes the ferry from Torosay to Kinlochaline. The skipper is Neil Roy Macrob; since Macrob is one of the names of Stewart’s clansmen, David.

Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped, Or, The Lad With the Silver Button The Original Text (Book): Stevenson, Robert Louis: Book NewsReconstructs from a unique manuscript in California the novel that Stevenson () considered his best. Replaces all the punctuation and the distinctive language that had been altered or deleted.

Also includes the drawings from the. Read Chapter XV. The Lad with the Silver Button: Through the Isle of Mull of Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson.

The text begins: The Ross of Mull, which I had now got upon, was rugged and trackless, like the isle I had just left; being all bog, and brier, and big stone.

There may be roads for them that know that country well; but for my part I had no better guide than my. Free 2-day shipping. Buy Kidnapped: or, The Lad with the Silver Button at (39). Read Chapter XVI. The Lad with the Silver Button: Across Morven of Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson.

The text begins: There is a regular ferry from Torosay to Kinlochaline on the mainland. Both shores of the Sound are in the country of the strong clan of the Macleans, and the people that passed the ferry with me were almost all of that clan. Both the book and the audio are in the public domain.

The audio is the records of LibriVox. Skip navigation Kidnapped (The Lad With the Silver Button: Through the. Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel, the full title of the book is 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 Wild Highlands; his acquaintance with Alan Breck Stewart and other notorious Highland Jacobites; with all that he.

The Lad with the Silver Button: Across Morven There is a regular ferry from Torosay to Kinlochaline on the mainland. Both shores of the Sound are in the country of the strong clan of the Macleans, and the people that passed the ferry with me were almost all of that clan.

Kidnapped; or the Lad with the Silver Button Stevenson's gift for evocation, achieved by the combination of prose rhythm and poetic image, is so subtle and compelling that a reader might easily overlook its role in developing and furthering the narrative.

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THE LAD WITH THE SILVER BUTTON: THROUGH THE ISLE OF MULL THE LAD WITH THE SILVER BUTTON: ACROSS MORVEN THE DEATH OF THE RED FOXbut a book for the winter evening. The narrator of Kidnapped does indeed know a lot that we don't know – everything, in fact, Alan's Silver Button.

Alan leaves messages for Davie as "the lad with the silver button" (). And when the two men attempt to get a message to James Stewart, they use the silver button to identify themselves to messenger John Breck.

Librivox recording of Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson. Read by Mark F. Smith. 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.

Chapter XVI: The Lad With The Silver Button: Across Morven There is a regular ferry from Torosay to Kinlochaline on the mainland. Both shores of the Sound are in the country of the strong clan of the Macleans, and the people that passed the ferry with me were almost all of. In this edition words of Scotch dialect are briefly defined in brackets as an aid to the reader.

"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 by Robert Louis Stevenson Read CHAPTER XV of Kidnapped, free online book, by Robert Louis Stevenson, on CHAPTER XV THE LAD WITH THE SILVER BUTTON: THROUGH THE ISLE OF MULL.

The Ross of Mull, which I had now got upon, was rugged and trackless, like the isle I had just left; being all bog, and brier, and big.

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Free shipping for many products!. The Lad with the Silver Button: Through the Isle of Mull, The Lad with the Silver Button: Across Morven, The Death of the Red Fox, I Talk with Alan in the Wood of Lettermore, The House of Fear, The Flight in the Heather: The Rocks, The Flight in the Heather: The Heugh of Corrynakiegh, The Flight in the Heather Pages: Kidnapped; or, The Lad with the Silver Button (Original Text) Robert Louis Stevenson (Menikoff, Barry Editor) Published by Huntington Library Press, San Marino ().The Lad With the Silver Button: Through the Isle of Mull.

David follows the smoke he had observed many times over the past few days. That evening, he finally arrives at .