What’s Jenn Reading? Stevenson

Treasure IslandTreasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“Fifteen men on the dead man’s chest- Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!”

Robert Louis Stevenson may have received a bit of grief from the literary community because of his boyishly written book – Treasure Island but I enjoyed the rapid read.

Stevenson’s quick paced book left out some details towards the beginning giving a somewhat rushed feel. The later twists and turns left me wondering what was to happen next.

I enjoyed the story plot, character development, and the imagery. Call me slow, but the tag line above didn’t actually make sense to me until I had finished the book.

I was a bit thrown at the main character’s/narrators place in the story. However, I enjoyed the adventure and some of the delicate ways that Stevenson described less than delicate situations.

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– Jenn
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