Treasure Island, a wonderfully crafted edition of Stevensons classic adventure story, is known for its great plot, immortal characters and vivid images. Its captivating story, that holds the readers interest throughout, relates of a great treasure buried in a small island. A mysterious old pirate dies at Admiral Benbow Inn on the West coast of England, which is run by Jims mother. Jim, the innocent boy, finds in the dead mans chest the treasure map of the notorious pirate Captain Flint. Adventure and troubles follow in quick succession. The dead mans former mates are after the map but Jim outwits them and hands over the map to Squire Trelawney. Soon Jim sails out for the alluring island in search of treasure along with Squire Trelawney, and Dr. Livesay without knowing that the crew were former pirates who had planned to kill the Squires people on board, and soon he, along with the few other honest men on board, become victims of a mutny. Will they find the treasure or even survive at all? The strange man marooned in this strange island, adds to the suspense of the story which, with its thrills of shocks and surprises, keeps the readers of all ages breathless to the end.