Kidnapped wife. by Roland Daniel

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Published by Wright & Brown in London .

Written in English

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Kidnapped tells the story of David Balfour, a young man of the Lowlands, the southern part of Scotland. David's father, Alexander Balfour, has recently died, and his mother died some time before, so he is now an orphan.

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