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 - Mary Lou - Goodreads
I read this when I was 12, at the suggestion from my mother. I was immediately enthralled with the "strange" English I was reading, and loved the adventure I found inside the book. Highly recommended. Read full review
Review: Kidnapped (David Balfour #1)User Review - Holly - Goodreads
Sometimes a girl's Celtic heritage calls for a bracing trip through Scotland and a snapshot of Scottish endurance. Read full review