Published in 1886, first in the magazine Young Folks and then as a novel in the same year, Kidnapped is an adventure and historical romance set around real 18th century Scottish events. In its themes are discribed the concept of justice and the imperfections of justice system.
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850 - 1894) was a Scottish writer. He was a celebrity during his own time. His most famouse works are Treasure Islande and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde.