Do you like pirates and treasure hunts? Then you should read the classic of English literature titled Treasure Island.
Treasure Island is an adventure novel written by the famous Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson in 1883. The novel is set in the days of sailing ships and pirates and tells the adventures of Jim Hawkins and his search for the buried treasure of an evil pirate, Captain Flint.
The influence of the novel was so enormous that some of the common elements related to piracy such as treasure maps marked with an «X», schooners, the Black Spot, tropical islands or one-legged seamen bearing parrots on their shoulders, are well-known nowadays because of this great novel.
So if you are searching for a entertaining book about fierce pirates, treasures, ships and exciting adventures, why don´t you read the novel that gave rise to the genre?