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Treasure Island

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Treasure Island

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Young Jim Hawkins lives a quiet life as the son of an innkeeper. This all changes when an ancient sailor takes up lodging at the inn. Jim is both horrified and fascinated by the captain's bloody stories. When the old man dies without paying his bill, Jim must search the sailor's one possession, a large sea-chest, for payment. He unknowingly pockets an old map from the chest. But Jim is not the only one interested in the sea-chest and has to flee when a group of cut-throats appears to ransack the few possessions of the old sailor.

Young Jim Hawkins lives a quiet life as the son of an innkeeper. This all changes when an ancient sailor takes up lodging at the inn. Jim is both horrified and fascinated by the captain's bloody stories. When the old man dies without paying his bill, Jim must search the sailor's one possession, a large sea-chest, for payment. He unknowingly pockets an old map from the chest. But Jim is not the only one interested in the sea-chest and has to flee when a group of cut-throats appears to ransack the few possessions of the old sailor.

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  • AudioFile Magazine Jim Hawkins, son of the proprietor of the Admiral Benbow Inn, is fascinated by a mysterious seaman who takes up lodging. The visitor's death leads to the discovery of a treasure map, setting Jim on the course that leads him to Long John Silver and the search for Captain Kidd's treasure. Michael Prichard reads this famous adventure story with the wistful quality of an adult looking back on a childhood adventure. The voices of pirates live up to the clichés--many of which were set by this yarn--but Prichard gives Silver a touch of humanity. Listeners who enjoyed PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN might check out this original pirate tale. J.A.S. (c) AudioFile 2004, Portland, Maine
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