Author(s): Robert Louis Stevenson
Orphaned and penniless, young David Balfour sets out to find his last living relative. But in doing so he will become caught up the greatest and most frightening adventure of his life, involving kidnap, shipwreck, murder and a dramatic flight across the Scottish highlands with the fiery, sword fighting fugitive Alan Breck. Books that save lives come in one colour Choose (Penguin Classics) RED, Save Lives Penguin Classics has partnered with (PRODUCT) RED to bring you our selection of some of the best books ever written. We will be contributing 50 per cent of the profits from the sale of (Penguin Classics) RED editions to the Global Fund to help eliminate AIDS in Africa. Now great books can help save lives.
Edinburgh-born Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) began his writing career as an essayist and travel writer, but the success of Treasure Island (1883) and Kidnapped (1886) established his reputation for tales of adventure and action.