One day a strange, ragged-looking, and intimidating man arrives: The captain spends much of the time drunk on rum, and after a pirate named Black Dog comes to see him, he is so nervous that he has a fainting fit. Afterwards, he tells Jim that Black Dog was after something in his sea chest: The very day after the funeral, a blind man Pew arrives and gives the captain the black spot, which deposes him from power among the other pirates.
When he dies, Jim and his mother find a treasure map. Jim takes it to Doctor Livesey and Squire Trelawney, who agree to outfit a ship and search for the treasure. Long John Silver, who signs on as cook but is in fact a notorious pirate, enlists a crew of pirates. As soon as the ship reaches the island, the pirates mutiny.
Jim, separated from the rest of the loyal crew, finds an Englishman marooned on the island, Ben Gunn, who agrees to help in return for a share of the treasure and safe passage to England.
After a series of battles several of the pirates and loyal crew members are killed. Jim beaches the ship they came in to prevent the pirates from escaping in it.
Long John Silver recaptures Jim and takes him along as the pirates search for the treasure. When the pirates arrive at the treasure site marked on the map, they find the treasure gone.
Livesey, Trelawney and Gunn, in a last stand, overcome the pirates. It turns out that Ben Gunn had long ago found the treasure and moved it to his cave.
The loyal crew sail back to England, but Long John Silver escapes along the way.
When they reach England, they divide up the treasure.Free summary and analysis of the events in Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island that won't make you snore. We promise. "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson is a classic tale of a young boy named Jim Hawkins who finds a map of a pirate treasure island in the mids.
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Silver leads Jim and the men to the treasure site, but they are shocked to find it already excavated and the treasure removed. The men are angered and near mutiny again.
At that moment Dr. Livesey, Ben Gunn, and the others fire on the pirate band, which scatters throughout the island. The local physician, Dr.
Livesey, deduces that the map is of an island where the pirate Flint buried a vast treasure. The district squire, Trelawney, proposes buying a ship and going after the treasure, taking Livesey as ship's doctor and Jim as cabin boy.
The Old Sea-dog at the Admiral Benbow. Squire Trelawney, Doctor Livesey, and others have asked Jim Hawkins (our hero and first-person narrator) to write down his adventures.