The Master of Ballantrae

The Master of Ballantrae

Robert Louis Stevenson

Presented as the memoir of one Ephraim Mackellar, steward of the Durrisdeer estate in Scotland, the novel opens in 1745, the year of the Jacobite Rising. When Bonnie Prince Charlie raises the banner of the Stuarts, the Durie family—the Laird of Durrisdeer, his older son James Durie (the Master of Ballantrae) and his younger son Henry…

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Kidnapped

Kidnapped

Robert Louis Stevenson

Fully illustrated. Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, written as a “boys’ novel” and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886. The novel is set around 18th-century Scottish events, notably the “Appin Murder”, which occurred near Ballachulish in 1752…

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