"Kidnapped" is a novel written by R.L.Stevenson in 1886. The story is told in first person by the protagonist. The book is set in Scotland in the years of the civil war, in the mid-1700 's, the historical period in which the company was preparing for the industrial revolution, which would upset the typical lifestyle of the era. David Balfour, after his father's death, decides to go in search of her heritage. Apart from his village Essendean, thanks to help from a pastor to seek his uncle Ebeneezer and claim his name: David Balfour of Shaws. Upon arrival finds Uncle very hostile to welcome him and the House is reduced to ruins. Nevertheless, Ebeneezer will offer food and a place to sleep, but secretly organises the kidnapping, with the complicity of a captain of a slave boat directly to the American plantations...
- Robert Louis Stevenson, October 2015
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