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It was really hard for me to get going in this book through and even harder to finish it.
The book moves a little slow at times and it appears there is too many dang words, and paragraphs, and pages that seem to be there just to make the book longer.
The ending did kind of surprise me a little but the story getting there was just okay and not very exciting.
It's OK as a story, right up there with any number of disposable pulp fictions. What is missing is Stevenson's characters, their quirks, their depth, and their human strengths and... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Jon Norstog
Predictable, but still fun to read.. you just need a. solid suspension of belief. No need to comment on the plot--a sequel to Treasure Island. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Kindle Customer
Light weight - does not have the engagement that one gets from RLS's original. Nevertheless it does place a loose hold on the reader's expectations of some reward. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Magyar Gastronome
This book was tagged as the follow up to the classic Treasure Island. It had promise and it did deliver in taking you back to the beloved island, eventually. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Shelly Hammond
Audiobook review. Weak story, predictable and a thoroughly terrible ending. If it weren't for David Tennent's exellent narration I would have not finished the book.Published 16 months ago by ethen1964
This text was downloaded as a requirement for university unit. A wonderful book brilliantly written worthy sequel to treasure island. Would recommend to anyone that loves to read.Published 19 months ago by Lucais
There is always a difficulty in writing a sequel to a much-loved classic in that comparisons will naturally be drawn. Read morePublished 21 months ago by FictionFan
Pirates now have mutated and are like ghouls ... Aside of being greedy they are fixated in their sick ways.
We all seek a twist of fate and the smile of fortune... Read more
ponderous and lacks focus. Other than those flaw, I found the author could write with a flare out of the norm.Published 21 months ago by Mark A. Rosen