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The Master of Ballantrae (Dover Thrift)

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The Master of Ballantrae (Dover Thrift)

by Robert Louis Stevenson

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Quick Overview

A gripping tale of sibling rivalry and greed takes readers on a fast-paced adventure that encompasses sea voyages, encounters with pirates, intrigue at the French court, exotic life in India, buried treasure, and a shocking discovery in the American wilderness. An engrossing tale, played out against the backdrop of 3 continents.
 

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Set in 18th-century Scotland, this brooding historical romance unfolds amid the Jacobite Rebellion. A struggle between good and evil begins in the old Scottish castle of Durrisdeer — the ancestral home of the Durie clan — where James Durie, Master of Ballantrae, persists in his lifelong rivalry with his younger brother as well as his relentless quest for the family fortune. From Durrisdeer, the fast-paced adventure shifts to sea voyages and encounters with pirates, intrigue at the French court and in India, and an attempt to recover buried treasure in New York's Adirondack Mountains — all leading to a shocking climax in the American wilderness. An engrossing tale played out against the backdrop of three continents, The Master of Ballantrae stands among the most vivid and exciting of Robert Louis Stevenson' tales.Size 0.49" H x 8.4" L x 5.16" W, 160 pages

Additional Information

ISBN 9780486426853
Author Robert Louis Stevenson
Age Group 14+
Book Type paperback

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