Kidnapped Summary
Robert Louis Stevenson

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Kidnapped Summary

Unlike most Victorians, Stevenson considered the romance a valid literary form. He claimed that the form provided mental relief from the pressures of everyday life and felt that romances needed to be written as carefully as any other type of literature. Thus, while Kidnapped may seem to be merely a good adventure story at first, it also should be appreciated for its substantial literary value.

The adventures of David Balfour in Kidnapped proceed along...

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