This classic adventure story begins with an unpleasant guest at the Admiral Benbow Inn who the young and courageous Jim Hawkins overhears telling dreadful stories of hangings....walking the plank....storms at sea, and an evil place called Skeleton Island.
But lo and behold....when you meet the mutinous crew of the Hispaniola and Long John Silver himself with his two hundred year old feathery sidekick Dr...more
"Fifteen men on a dead man's chest;
Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!
Drink and the devil had done for the rest:
Yo-ho-ho and a bottle of rum!"
"Pieces of eight! Pieces of eight!"
|The 2015 Reading ...: Classic Group Read (November 2015) - Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson||13||26||Nov 18, 2015 03:41AM|