Listen to the adventures of young Jim Hawkins, as he searches for buried treasure in the days of sailing ships - along with a colourful cast of pirates, including the notorious Long John Silver. Treasure Island has a very stable place in the literary classics cannon, and has inspired countless imitations, including the smash-hit Pirates of the Carribbean films.
"The entire point of the book, lost in abridgement."
A new edition of this exciting tale of pirates, skulduggery and buried treasure. Young Jim Hawkins, thanks to a pirate map that has come into his possession, is the only one who can sucessfully get a schooner to a legendary island known for buried treasure. But aboard the ship is a mysterious cook named Long John Silver, whose true motivation on the journey challenges Jim's trust in the entire crew.
There's nothing quite like Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Described by The Times on its first publication in 1865 as ‘an excellent piece of nonsense', this inspired tale of a young girl's adventures in a strange and magical world has gone on to become one of the most popular books ever written, translated into over 125 languages and said to be the most frequently quoted book after the Bible, the Koran, and Shakespeare.