By Andrew Motion
A rip-roaring sequel to Treasure Island—Robert Louis Stevenson’s liked classic—about younger neighbors and their high-seas event with harmful pirates and long-lost treasure.
it really is nearly 40 years after the occasions of Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island: Jim Hawkins now runs an resort known as the Hispaniola at the English coast together with his son, Jim, and lengthy John Silver has back to England to reside in obscurity together with his daughter, Natty. Their lives are quiet and unremarkable; their adventures have probably ended.
yet for Jim and Natty, the journey is simply starting. One evening, Natty ways younger Jim with a proposition: go back to Treasure Island and locate the remainder treasure that their fathers left at the back of such a lot of years ahead of. As Jim and Natty set sail of their fathers' footsteps, they quick examine that this trip usually are not easy. instantly, they arrive up opposed to murderous pirates, long-held grudges, and greed and deception lurking in each nook. And after they arrive on Treasure Island, they locate negative scenes looking ahead to them—difficulties which require all their wit in addition to their courage. Nor does the journey finish there, on the grounds that they must sail homeward again...
Andrew Motion’s sequel—rollicking, heartfelt, and completely brilliant—would make Robert Louis Stevenson proud.