Silver (Motion novel)

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First edition hardcover
AuthorAndrew Motion
CountryUnited Kingdom
PublisherJonathan Cape
Publication date
15 March 2012
Media typePrint (hardcover and paperback)
Pages404 pp
Followed byThe New World 

Silver: Return to Treasure Island is a novel by former British Poet Laureate Andrew Motion, published by Jonathan Cape on 15 March 2012. The book follows Jim Hawkins, son of the character of the same name in Robert Louis Stevenson's 1883 novel Treasure Island, as he and Nat, daughter of Long John Silver, also a character in Treasure Island, return to the island visited by their fathers to claim abandoned bar silver.[1]


  1. ^ Sansom, Ian (2012-03-30). "Silver: Return to Treasure Island by Andrew Motion – review". The Guardian. ISSN 0261-3077. Retrieved 2020-06-01.