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    Treasure Island, a classic adventure novel, follows the story of Jim Hawkins, a young boy who becomes embroiled in pirate affairs after coming into possession of a treasure map. After hiring a crew to sail to where the treasure is buried, Jim ends up on a ship full of pirates. With few allies, including the trustworthy Captain Smollett and former pirate Ben Gunn, Jim must not only prevent a mutiny, but stay alive long enough to find his treasure. This coming-of-age novel explores many themes, including the ambiguity of morality and the idea of heroism.