Ahoy there, me hearties! If life is ever feeling a bit hum-drum, you can count on Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island to carry you away to a land of adventure with treasure, pirates, and mutiny included. The story is about Jim Hawkins, whose mother’s boarding house connects him with a mysterious pirate. This encounter leads him across the sea to follow a treasure map and seek unbelievable riches.
Stevenson dishes up adventure and suspense galore with this swashbuckling tale. He had an uncanny ability to provide enough detail to make the story come alive without bogging the story down. This classic can be experienced on DVD, audiobook, graphic novel, or as a good old-fashioned book.