by Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Charles Scribners' Sons 1895
Number of pages: 464
'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 remote island, traveling through Holland and France where he fights for his life...
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