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by Stevenson,Robert Louis,Davidson,Frederick (Narrator)


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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland. He studied engineering and law at the University of Edinburgh and then began writing while traveling in France. Frederick Davidson (1932-2005), also known as David Case, was one of the most prolific readers in the audiobook industry, recording more than eight hundred audiobooks in his lifetime, including over two hundred for Blackstone Audio. Born in London, he trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and performed for many years in radio plays for the British Broadcasting Company before coming to America in 1976.

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was born in Scotland.

Robert Louis Stevenson. Ten magnificent full-color plates complement Stevenson's action-packed sequel to Kidnapped, as David Balfour struggles to exonerate James Stewart, becomes a captive, and romances Catriona Drummond. Robert Louis Stevenson. The Black Arrow is what every book about the Middle Ages should be and more, with suspense, action, disguises, escapes, and of course, the occasional love scene. Robert Louis Stevenson lived in the mid-1800s, and is renowned for his many works, including Treasure Island, D. ekyll and Mr. Hyde, and Kidnapped.

Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses. Born and educated in Edinburgh, Stevenson suffered from serious bronchial trouble for much of his life, but continued to write prolifically and travel widely in defiance of his poor health.

1 5 Author: Robert Louis Stevenson Narrator: Frederick Davidson. In this sequel to the highland adventure Kidnapped, young David Balfour must defend himself and his friend, Alan Breck Stewart, against false murder charges, becoming further entangled in a political conspiracy between feuding Scottish clans. His new adventure will include shipwreck, murder, intrigue, and a Scottish lass named Catriona, with whom he falls in love at first sight. Stevenson considered this novel to be his best work.

Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, narrated by Frederick Davidson. By: Robert Louis Stevenson. Narrated by: Kieron Elliott. I have read and like the book before but unfortunately this narrator has an awful voice and mis-pronounced the name Catriona. Length: 9 hrs and 7 mins. As a fellow Catriona, I can't sit through 10 hours of that! Overall.

And now for "Catriona", Robert Louis' last completed novel, written of course on Samoa and whose political machinations and superstitious psychology . I don't exactly like Robert Louis Stevenson's books but this ones an exception Interesting,funny. What every you like to call it.

And now for "Catriona", Robert Louis' last completed novel, written of course on Samoa and whose political machinations and superstitious psychology parallel somewhat political events and consequent fearful omens indicative of anxiety, waiting and discontent in Samoa. I read "Kidnapped" last year because I'd seen several film and TV versions and wanted to find out from the horse's mouth so to speak. 'Kidnapped' is a fast paced adventure that is pretty fun.

Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Audiobook narrated by Frederick . Narrated by: Frederick Davidson. I have read and like the book before but unfortunately this narrator has an awful voice and mis-pronounced the name Catriona

Written by Robert Louis Stevenson, Audiobook narrated by Frederick Davidson. Series: David Balfour, Book 2. Length: 9 hrs and 5 mins. Categories: Classics, European Literature.

Narrated by Frederick Davidson. In this sequel to the highland adventure Kidnapped, young David Balfour must defend himself and his friend, Alan Breck Stewar.

by Robert Louis Stevenson Author · Frederick Davidson Narrator.

In this sequel to Kidnapped, young David Balfour must defend his friend and himself against false murder charges. Thus begins a journey which will include shipwreck, murder, intrigue, and a lass named Catriona.

Comments: (7)

Truthcliff
I've read a few RLS novels and I find them somewhat addicting -- but then again, I am a big student of language and I love Scots dialect. In terms of plot, this one is moderately interesting. The main character, David Balfour, is very well done. We get to see him mature from a rash "gomeral" (fool) of a youngster into a man of principle and conviction. To me, the most interesting relationships he developed were with the Lord Advocate of Prestongrange and his daughter Barbara. The Lord Advocate becomes a frenemy, to use modern-speak, to David--but overall his advocacy of David outweighs his initial subterfuge. The daughter, Barbara (gorgeous and witty) schemes to bring David and Catriona together.

The politics of the age are familiar to me .... this is seven or so years after "The Rising" (1745) and the bloody battle of Culloden, when Scotland and its proud highlanders were slammed into submission by the British armed forces and monarchy. These events would color Scots history for hundreds of years. There are a handful of heroic figures being prosecuted by the Brits, and David wants to bear testimony in favor of saving them. Into this intrigue comes the heavily impeded romance with Catriona. Politics, distance, Catriona's rapscallion of a father, and--most of all--constant misunderstandings between these two lovers are thrown in the way of David's passion for Catriona. Her character I have to admit was fairly well-developed, but in short, I did not like her ... she was subject to petty jealousies and fits of petulance and I wanted David to comprehend her shallowness, perhaps even throw her over and go back to Barbara Grant. To summarize, while surely not Stevenson's best book, it was a good tale, fascinating in language and sense-of-time-and-place, with some good characters.
caif
I thought that it would be hard to top the thrill ride that was "Treasure Island." But "Kidnapped" actually exceeds that book in excitement, despite the fact that the adventure is a lengthy trek from Highlands to Lowlands. Compared to a treacherous ocean voyage and a stint on a nearly deserted island, a trek over the heath doesn't seem likely to offer the same thrills.

But it does, and then some. Stevenson's David Balfour and Alan Breck are great characters who elevate this tale to a meaningful exploration of how a friendship evolves through thick and thin.

I highly recommend this book--but it's dangerous bedtime reading if you have to rise early.

By the author of "It All Started with a Bicycle"
Goldendragon
Astounding book. Astounding writer. The sequel to Kidnapped which is a way way better book than you'd think if all you've read is the watered donw pap they try to sell to appeal to children. These two are not children's tales. You've got to be interested in character, and setting. Boiled down to its plot, neither is particularly fascinating. His descriptions, his dialogue, his dialect. My. If you can read them in the Scots dialect, you will be amazed. "Before your aged finger could find the trigger, my hilt would dirl against your brest bane," is said with such utter confidence that you cannot help but be amazed by the man who says it.
unmasked
Having enjoyed Kidnapped very much, I wanted to read the sequel too but found it rather tiresome in the end.

The beginning and and ending are pretty good, and the characters are well-developed, but the author seems to be fabricating and drawing out the tension in rather contrived ways for nearly the entire book. The hero's foolishness gets him and Catriona into an awkward situation, at which point her highly unlikeable father comes on the scene and makes the final chapters very tedious reading.
LoboThommy
Liked romance, love and adventure.
Fun trying to follow the Scottish lingo!
Descriptions of various environments added much color to story.
Grinin
I read this out loud to my family and we all loved it! The main character, David Balfour, is a wonderful character who always strives to do what is right, even when it could mean imprisonment or death. Stories like these need to be read.
Windforge
This was a pretty great book. I had read Kidnapped and discovered that this is the follow up book to it. It really wrapped up the story quite well.
Continuing the adventures of Kidnapped character David Balfour. Strong start and finish but drags in the middle.
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Author: Stevenson,Robert Louis,Davidson,Frederick (Narrator)
ISBN: 078617224X
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Classics
Language: English
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks, Inc.; Unabridged Library edition (November 1, 2008)