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Kidnapped. By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Written as a "boys' novel" and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July... More > 1886, the 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 1893.< Less
Kidnapped By Robert Stevenson
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Kidnapped is one of Stevenson’s most enduringly popular novels. At its centre is a historical event: the murder of Colin Campbell, the ‘Red Fox’ of Glenure in Scotland. The fiction... More > that is developed around this event involves the child David Balfour whose father dies leaving his son with nothing to live on. David goes to live with his uncle Ebenezer. Ebenezer is a cruel and miserly individual. As a result of the illegality of his acquisition of the Balfour estate he instigates a series of malicious manoeuvres against David. Firstly he attempts to have the boy killed and then has him kidnapped. So David finds himself on a ship to the Carolinas accompanied by Alan Breck, an ‘honest gentleman’ and Jacobite. As fate would have it, the ship is wrecked on the rocks at Mull. The novel then follows David and Alan as they journey across the Highlands through numerous dangers and after witnessing and becoming suspects in the murder of Colin Campbell.< Less
Kidnapped By Caleb Bedford
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Jason and Jen head to the fair for a fun night out, but things soon go really wrong...
Kidnapped By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Written as a "boys' novel" and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July... More > 1886, the 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 1893. As historical fiction, it is set around 18th-century Scottish events, notably the "Appin Murder", which occurred near Ballachulish in 1752 in the aftermath of the Jacobite Rising. Many of the characters, and one of the principals, Alan Breck Stewart, were real people. The political situation of the time is portrayed from different viewpoints, and the Scottish Highlanders are treated sympathetically.< Less
The Kidnapping By Barbara M. Olson
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Cindy finds herself in the truck of her old car. She has the company of a little boy. Struggling to get out of the old truck her first object was to get them some air and water. This was one of the... More > worst problems she has ever faced.< Less
kidnap By christopher marshall
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kidnap is about four nigerian friends who connived to abduct the first-lady of that country and hold her for ransome,thereby triggering the greatest and most daring manhunt initiated by all ties of... More > the armed force.< Less
kidnap By christopher marshall
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kidnap is about four nigerian friends who connived to abduct the first-lady of that country and hold her for ransome,thereby triggering the greatest and most daring manhunt initiated by all ties of... More > the armed force.< Less
THE KIDNAPPING By Cristina Maria Favetta
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A TERRIBLE RAPTURE, A SENSATIONAL DISCOVERY, THE World Mineral, PUT IN DANGER THE LIVES OF DAVID LANES AND HIS BESTFRIEND, ANDRè GRANE. They will save their LIVES??
Kidnapped By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Kidnapped is a two-part BBC television adaptation of the 1893 novel of the same name by Robert Louis Stevenson. The show is directed by Brendan Maher and stars James Anthony Pearson as Davie Balfour... More > and Iain Glen as Alan Breck.On 1 December 2004, it was announced that the BBC had commissioned Kidnapped.Among the plot deviations from novel to movie: Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kidnapped_(2005_miniseries) Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Louis_Stevenson< Less
Kidnapped By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Being memoirs of the adventures of David Balfour in the year 1751: how he was kidnapped and cast away; his sufferings in a desert isle; his journey in the wild highlands; his acquaintance with Alan... More > Breck Stewart and other notorious highland Jacobites; with all that he suffered at the hands of his uncle, Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws, falsely so called.< Less