Kidnapped (Google eBook)
Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish essayist, poet, novelist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Kidnapped, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and Treasure Island. In Kidnapped young David Balfour relates his adventures of 1751 when he was kidnapped and marooned after a shipwreck, his journey through the wild highlands of Scotland, his friendship with the Jacobite Alan Breck Stewart, and his suffering at the hands of his uncle Ebenezer Balfour of Shaws.
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Review: Kidnapped (David Balfour #1)User Review - Jonathan Kranz - Goodreads
Here's a book that's simultaneously well-known AND under-appreciated. If asked, I suspect most people would regard Kidnapped as an adventure story for boys -- and, in a sense, it is. Alan Breck is ... Read full review
Review: Kidnapped (David Balfour #1)User Review - Marsh Myers - Goodreads
This is probably my favorite book by Robert Louis Stevenson, even though it's one of his less known. I think in many ways it's more of a character study than a lot of his other works and a tremendously effective one at that. Read full review