David Balfour (Being Memoirs of his Adventures at home and Abroad, Second Part) by Robert Louis Stevenson

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FormatPaperback
Number of Pages272
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Open LibraryOL11982178M
ISBN 101435308611
ISBN 109781435308619

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'David Balfour' is the sequel to 'Kidnapped', and starts at the exact moment that Robert Louis Stevenson's more famous book ends - with Balfour in Edinburgh, standing cold and remorseful outside the offices of the British Linen Company.

From there begins a rollicking series of adventures which sees our eponymous hero successively marooned on a 5/5(2). David Balfour's story continues as he travels to the Netherlands alongside Catriona, who expects to meet her father there. For nearly a century, Scribner has exemplified the very best in publishing by pairing classic texts with the illustrative giants of the time, such as N.

Wyeth and Maxfield Parrish/5. Kidnapped (David Balfour, #1), David Balfour (David Balfour, #2), and Kidnapped and CatrionaSeries Works: Catriona. Catriona (also known as David Balfour) is a novel written in as a sequel to Kidnapped.

It tells the further story of the central character David Balfour. The book begins precisely where Kidnapped ends, at 2 PM on 25 August outside the British Linen Company in Edinburgh, Scotland.

David Balfour: Being Memoirs of the Further Adventures of David Balfour at Home and Abroad by (Wyeth, N.C) Stevenson, Robert Louis Seller James Cummins Bookseller Published Condition Black cloth, with Wyeth illustration mounted to upper cover.

Minor wear to extremities, corners bumped and frayed, small tape re Edition First Wyeth edition. Characters David Balfour David's primary function in Kidnapped is to serve as a way for young boys—Stevenson's intended audience—to see someone like themselves going through great adventures.

David is young and inexperienced, and so everything he describes everything he sees with unfamiliar eyes, just as his readers would.

David Balfour. A young man of seventeen years of age. David was born and raised in the Lowlands of Scotland, David's father has just died at the beginning of the story, leaving him an orphan. Read an in-depth analysis of David Balfour.

Alan Breck Stewart. David Balfour of Shaws. Davie is the be all and end all of Kidnapped – its alpha and omega – its beginning and ending. He's both the main character and the narrator.

Not only do we get to watch Davie running around the Scottish countryside doing what he's got to do to avoid trial for a murder he didn't commit, but we also get his commentary on both his feelings at the time and his.

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However, on the way, David runs into one of the. First published inthen in with N.C. Wyeth's exquisite illustrations, David Balfour is the dramatic sequel to Stevenson's well-known classic Kidnapped.

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David Balfour: being memoirs of the further adventures of David Balfour at home and abroad: in which are set forth his misfortunes anent the Appin Murder, his troubles with Lord Advocate Grant, captivity on the Bass Rock, journey into Holland & France, and singular relations with James More Drummond or MacGregor, a son of the notorious Rob Roy.

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Although a very enjoyable read, David Balfour's focuses are mainly the legal struggle to exonerate James of the Glens and David's romance with Catriona Drummond. The almost complete absence of everybody's favorite Scotsman, Alan Breck, is the book's greatest blow.

Without him, the better part of the book is much less fun to read than the original. According to the Dedication: "It is the fate of sequels to disappoint those who have waited for them; and my David, having been left to kick his heels for more than a lustre in Catriona or David Balfour - Read book.

David Balfour, a lad of seventeen and newly orphaned, is directed to go and live with his rich uncle, the master of the estate of Shaws in the lowlands of Scotland near Edinburgh.

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David Balfour was born inat birth place, to James Balfour of Pittendreich and Munquhanny and Margaret Balfour of Pittendreich and Munquhanny (born Balfour [of Burleigh]).

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In this novel of the further adventures of David Balfour, our hero continues his friendship with Alan Breck Stewart, supports the cause of the Scottish highlanders, travels abroad to complete his education, and finds romance/5(3).

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