Kidnapped | Study Guide

Robert Louis Stevenson

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Overview

Author

Robert Louis Stevenson

Year Published

1893

Type

Novel

Genre

Adventure

Perspective and Narrator

Kidnapped is narrated by the novel's protagonist, David Balfour.

Tense

Kidnapped is written in the past tense.

About the Title

The title Kidnapped refers to the reason for the protagonist David Balfour's adventurous journey. David's uncle pays a sea captain to kidnap David and sell him into slavery in America to prevent David from inheriting the family land and income.

Summary

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