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Long John Silver

Björn Larsson

Long John Silver

the true and eventful history of my life of liberty and adventure as a gentleman of fortune & enemy to mankind

by Björn Larsson

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Published by Harvill in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pirates -- Fiction,
  • Seafaring life -- History -- 18th century -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBjörn Larsson ; translated from the Swedish by Tom Geddes.
    GenreFiction.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination389 p. ;
    Number of Pages389
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22389083M
    ISBN 101860465390

    4 quotes have been tagged as long-john-silver: Robert Louis Stevenson: ‘I'm cap'n here by 'lection. I'm cap'n here because I'm the best man by a long sea. Don’t miss out on the latest trends — sign up for our newsletter today!

    Dr. Livesey first appears to be an ideal authority figure for the young Jim. Jim entrusts the treasure map to Livesey because Livesey is a respected, knowledgeable man. As the adventure unfolds, Livesey shows that Jim’s respect is merited, . Long John Silver's wife is a woman of color, which appears to be the reason (according to Trelawney) that Long John Silver might want to leave home. First of all, the joke's on Trelawney: Long John Silver's wife is going to help him set up comfortably somewhere once he .

    Swedish writer Larsson's first US publication, a retelling of the life of the pirate Silver, is a mild confection, perhaps sweetest for fans of Treasure Island who can rely on that classic to provide the motive to keep turning these many pages. Comfortably retired on Madagascar in , Silver is nettled that all the literature written about his life has got it wrong. Amid his plundered riches. Outstanding throughout the book is the great character of Long John - narrated in his salty, colourful, engaging way. After reading the book, I wondered, even after acknowledging the skill of Tom Geddes' translation, how the Swedish author Bjorn Larsson managed to write in Long John Silver /5(18).


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The long journey of the Neptune is well underway. Lady Vivian is counting on her associate Long John Silver to take control of the expedition. But Silver doesn't have enough men to take over the ship, and Captain Hastings doesn't trust him. In the close quarters of /5(7).

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The most colourful and complex character in the book, he continues to appear in popular culture. Long John Silver. Long John Silver is a very complex and self-contradictory character. He is cunning and mendacious, hiding his true intentions from Squire Trelawney while posing as the ship’s genial cook.

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The famed one-legged pirate Long John Silver has been one of the most fascinating characters in all of English literature, and now his "autobiography" is available. Larsson, himself a Swedish sailer with a taste for eighteenth-century pirate lore, has fashioned a rugged but interesting life outside of the tales /5(17).

Interested, Long John Silver agrees and manages to plant several of his men among the crew of Captain Edward Hastings' ship Neptune before joining the crew himself, together with Dr.

Livesey. After several weeks of hard work under Captain Hastings, the pirates lead a successful mutiny which places Silver into the captain's : Graphic novel for Adults. Long John Silver, fictional character, resourceful pirate, one of the main characters in Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Treasure Island ().

This article was most recently revised and updated by Kathleen Kuiper, Senior Editor. So the book compromises by letting Long John Silver disappear: he slips away from the Hispaniola with a sack of coins when Squire Trelawney, Doctor Livesey, and Jim Hawkins are ashore at the end of the novel.

Long John Silver may not get exactly what he wants, but he escapes punishment, as all good tricksters should. The Adventures of Long John Silver by Denis Judd and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   And John had a wooden leg – just like the book’s famous character.

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He leads a secret pirate rebellion and arranges to trick both Squire Trelawney and Jim. Even after all the other pirates are killed or marooned, Long John Silver escapes with both his life and a sack of gold coins.

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2 book. Read 22 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The long journey of the Neptune is well underway. Lady Viv.