Childhood favourites: Treasure Island
Alasdair Gray rereads the opening chapters of Robert Louis Stevenson’s classic adventure story, Treasure Island. Alasdair particularly admired the way Stevenson opened his novels and credited him with providing the model for the opening paragraph of his own novel, Poor Things. With thanks to: Alasdair Gray; David Thomas - technical advice and support; Berniya Hamie – closing piano; Matthew Robinson – rereads logos. Featured book: Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson. You can follow @alasdairgrayrereads on Instagram for news, pictures and previews of upcoming episodes.