Treasure Island

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Treasure Island

search for buried treasure ignited by discovery of ancient map. [Br. Lit.: Treasure Island]
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He is trampled to death by the mounted revenue officers who attack the pirate gang searching for Bill Bones's sea chest.
Young Jim Hawkins always remembered the day the strange seaman, Bill Bones, came looking for lodgings at his father's inn, the Admiral Benbow.
He was so terrible in his speech and manners that Jim's father, a sick man, never had the courage to ask for more than the one reckoning Bill Bones had paid the day he came to the inn.
By introducing the mysterious, threatening Bill Bones into the serene atmosphere of the Admiral Benbow Inn, Stevenson immersed readers directly into the story.