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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.
Excellent book ruined by an even worse ending than "Sphere" by Crichton.Published 1 month ago by Howard R. Galin
Beautiful prose, rotten storytelling. Silver ends where most adventure tales (Think Robinson Crusoe or Swiss Family Robinson) begin: A fellow of around 18 years and his lover are... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Daniel D Daugherty
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 8 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 9 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 9 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 10 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 17 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 21 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 23 months ago by FictionFan