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  • Published: 9 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448162055
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368
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The New World




Andrew Motion picks up where R. L. Stevenson left off, taking us on a fantastic adventure from the shores of Treasure Island to the mysterious New World...

THE END OF THE WORLD
OR THE BEGINNING…

On to the shores of Texas a raging sea coughs up two castaways: Jim and Natty, shipwrecked on their way home from Treasure Island.

The Nightingale sunk, their silver gone, captured, weak and afraid, the pair steal a treasure they should have left well alone.

The adventure of the New World lies in wait…

  • Pub date: 9 October 2014
  • ISBN: 9781448162055
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 368

About the Author

Andrew Motion

Andrew Motion is the former Poet Laureate, co-founded the Poetry Archive and was knighted for his services to literature in 2009. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and lives in London.

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Praise for The New World

“I love The New World... I look forward, hopefully, to more.”

John Sutherland, The Times

“It’s written with such gusto and passion that it’s impossible not to enjoy it.”

Irish Independent

“Motion paints an alluring portrait of a land that is in turns bountiful and beautiful, barren and savage.”

Lucy Scholes, Independent

“Motion’s narrative is both more lyrical and more gruesome than Robert Louis Stevenson’s.”

Mail on Sunday

“Motion has fashioned an exciting narrative that fans of the original will welcome.”

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