Treasure Island (Compact Disc)

By Robert Louis Stevenson, Alfred Molina (Read by)

Listening Library, 9780739350461, 6pp.

Publication Date: May 22, 2007

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Description

Robert Louis Stevenson's cherished, unforgettable adventure magically captures the thrill of a sea voyage and a treasure hunt through the eyes of its teenage protagonist, Jim Hawkins.
Crossing the Atlantic in search of the buried cache, Jim and the ship's crew must brave the elements and a mutinous charge led by the quintessentially ruthless pirate Long John Silver. Brilliantly conceived and splendidly executed, it is a novel that has seized the imagination of generations of adults and children alike.


About the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer who spent the last part of his life in the Samoan islands. His best-known books include Treasure Island, Kidnapped, The Master of Ballantrae, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Alfred Molina received a Tony nomination for his performance in the Broadway play Art. He is one of the most respected character actors in modern film, with appearances in Boogie Nights, Maverick, Chocolat, Spiderman-2, The Da Vinci Code, An Education, Prince of Persia and many more.


Praise For Treasure Island

"Over Treasure Island I let my fire die in winter without knowing I was freezing."

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