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Treasure Island (Including the History Behind the Book) represents an intriguing exploration of adventure, piracy, and historical narratives through a blend of imaginative storytelling and factual accounts. This anthology juxtaposes Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel with historical explorations by Captain Charles Johnson and Daniel Defoe, providing a multifaceted view of the myths and realities of pirates. The collection ranges from thrilling adventures on the high seas to detailed chronicles of real pirates, effectively weaving together the literary with the historical, and creates a rich tapestry of narrative styles and perspectives. Standout elements include the novel's bildungsroman format contrasted with the more documentary-style writings on piracy. The contributing authors, Robert Louis Stevenson, Captain Charles Johnson, and Daniel Defoe, are celebrated for their profound influences on literature and historical writing. Stevenson's narrative prowess forms a cornerstone of adventurous fiction, while Johnson and Defoe offer crucial insights from the Golden Age of Piracy, each author adding depth and context to the understanding of maritime lore and legend. This anthology aligns with and expands the reader's understanding of cultural and historical narratives through a literary lens. Treasure Island (Including the History Behind the Book) is an essential volume for anyone interested in the intersection of history, literature, and the enduring allure of pirates. It offers readers a unique opportunity to experience the legendary tale of Treasure Island alongside impactful historical analyses, enriching the adventure with authenticity and scholarly insights. This collection is a must-read for those seeking to deepen their knowledge of pirate narratives and explore the blend of fiction and history in a compelling and educational manner.

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  • Publication Date: October 6, 2017
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
  • Lending: Disabled
  • Print Length: 140 Pages
  • File Size: 5,844 KB

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