Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Being Memoirs of the Adventures of David Balfour in the Year 1751

Book - 2009
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When young David Balfour's father dies and leaves him in poverty, he tracks down his Uncle Ebenezer to seek his inheritance. But his uncle is a mean, nasty man with a dark family secret. David finds himself in terrible danger when he is kidnapped and taken prisoner on board a ship bound for slavery - he must escape. With the help of daring rebel Alan Breck, David faces a wild adventure as he is hunted across the desolate Scottish moors.Robert Louis Stevenson's action adventure novel is brilliantly introduced by Alexander McCall Smith.
Publisher: London : Puffin Books, 2009.
ISBN: 9780141326023
9780140300345
0140300341
Characteristics: 323 p. ;,18 cm.

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BradLibraryDivMgr May 13, 2010

Read it to my kids. Wow, there's a lot of insider Scottish history in there, but you do feel you've lived a bit and traveled a bit in another time, and had your share or hairsbreadth escapes with the heroes.

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anna9391 Aug 09, 2012

i hasve seen wicked men and fools, a great many of both: and i believe they both paid in the end but th fools first

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