Treasure Island Google doodle for Robert Stevenson

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Bangalore, Nov 13: As we predicted on Friday, Nov 12, the search engine giant Google has featured a new doodle in India for Robert Louis Stevenson.

Google marked the 160th birthday of famous Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson with a new doodle on its homepage on Saturday, Nov 13.

The new Google doodle shows the painting from Robert Louis Stevenson's famous adventurous novel, Treasure Island. Treasure Island narrated the story of of pirates and buried gold.

The new doodle depicted the famous character sea pirate, compass, sailing ship, pirate's X cross flag and the treasure box.

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A close watch on the doodle will also show the company name 'Google.' The first letter 'G' can be seen on the pirate, 'O' in compass of the map, 'O' on the mountains, 'G' has been marked on the ship, the flag of the pirates as letter 'L' and the final letter 'E' as the box with the treasure.

Treasure Island was first published in the form of a book in 1883. This novel was originally serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881-82 under the title Treasure Island, or, the mutiny of the Hispaniola and the pseudonym Captain George North.

Robert Louis Stevenson, born on Nov, 13, 1850 in Scotland, was famous for his adventure novels. He is also famous for his essays, poems, fiction and travel books.

Robert Louis Stevenson's work includes other novels like Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Kidnapped and The Master of Ballantrae.

Stevenson has been greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Marcel Schwob, Vladimir Nabokov, JM Barrie, and GK Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins."

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