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When the naive David Balfour sets out on his quest for a long-lost relative, a terrifying chain of events is set in motion. He is plunged into a world of infamy and violence from which there seems no escape - until, that is, he meets the enigmatic and valiant Highlander, Alan Breck....

Kidnapped is a captivating novel set around Scottish events of the 18th century, most notably the Appin murder, the case of a highlander who was wrongly implicated in the shooting of a government official.

Public Domain (P)2016 Naxos AudioBooks

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great story

I thoroughly enjoyed the tale and loved the way it was presented. The characters seemed to come to life and the language was fascinating.

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Kidnapped

I loved this book! I love R.L Stevenson's books. He writes fantastic adventures. Treasure Island was such a gem that I craved more of his high adventure, swashbuckling tales. The story is excellent. The characters are so well done. You feel the friendship between David and Alen by the end. Also the narration of he book and the narrator himself is awesome. He brings the story alive in setting that I wasn't used to (Scottish Highlands) and does the voices so well.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-05-18

Rather Wonderful

Very satisfying voice by the narrator. Lots of interesting geography and history. Very dramatic. excellent.

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  • Simple Lad
  • 01-08-17

Great tale and well read

Really loved the story, characters and narrative. Well read with good accents for the different characters.

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-14-18

Fantastic

Excellent performance, superb story. I don’t need fifteen words for this review. Three more required.

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  • CPPB
  • 08-01-18

Classic not read previously

Cracking yarn beautifully read.
Now need to brush up on Scottish geography.
Was on holiday on the Island of Mull when I started book!

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  • Mary Carnegie
  • 04-18-18

An old favourite brought to new life.

David Rintoul’s performance, excess’s usual, gives this classic adventure new life. (The contrast with its Audio sequel, Catriona, “read” by a bored and boring Frederick Davidson could not be starker!)

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  • Anonymous User
  • 04-07-18

Excellent and bitter sweet

The Book has a right to be
held a classic. It leaves one with ponderings about his memories and about friends and times long past