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kidnapped

General Crossword Questions for “kidnapped”

  • Taken prisoner for ransom - R. L. Stevenson novel
  • Book by Stevenson
  • Young goat tipped as a winner by Stevenson
  • Child slept and was taken for a book
  • Child was 13 in this story
  • Snatched at joke with a fluffed finish

Encyclopedia

  • Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Beginning with some of the earliest reviews of Kidnapped in 1886,[2] it has been thought the novel was structured after the true story of James. — “Kidnapped (novel) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Sabine Dardenne (b. 28 October 1983) is a Belgian woman who was kidnapped and raped at age 12 by serial killer Marc Dutroux on 28 Rescued after 80 days, on 15 August 1996, together with also kidnapped 14-year-old Laetitia Delhez. — “List of kidnappings - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • The series premise was to feature a new kidnapping each season, with a core continuing cast who investigated the kidnappings, and additional cast members who changed each season, consisting of the kidnappers and the people Kidnapped was originally scheduled to air on Tuesdays at 9:00 pm ET. — “Kidnapped (TV series) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • "We've got 'em! How can they denounce you without denouncing themselves? This is not the King, because we kidnapped the King and murdered his servant. Can they say that?" — “The Prisoner of Zenda” by Anthony Hope
  • Not for the first time a sense of the ludicrous came to my assistance, as I saw myself fretting in London under my burden of self-imposed woes, nicely weighing that insidious invitation, and stepping finally into the snare with the dignity due to my importance; kidnapped as neatly as ever a peaceful clerk was kidnapped by a lawless press-gang, and, in the end, finding as the arch-conspirator a guileless and warm-hearted friend, who called me clever, lodged me in a cell, and blandly invited me to talk German to the purpose, as he was aiming at a little secret service on the high seas. — “The Riddle of the Sands” by Erskine Childers
  • Hernandez, the robber, had been an inoffensive, small ranchero, kidnapped with circumstances of peculiar atrocity from his home during one of the civil wars, and forced to serve in the army. — “Nostromo” by Joseph Conrad
  • [Footnote 33: King of the shades. –Ver. 249. Pluto and Proserpine. Clarke translates this line and the next, ‘And prays to the king of shades with his kidnapped wife, that they would not be too forward to deprive the limbs of the old gentleman of life.’]... — “Metamorphoses” by Ovid
  • Now, the ice being broke, I felt considerable zeal in our great work, but pretended much more; and we might soon have kidnapped them all through the ingenuity of my patron, had not our next attempt miscarried, by some awkwardness or mistake of mine. — “The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner” by James Hogg
  • Who knows but your father was Emperor of China, and your mother an Indian queen, each of them able to buy up, with one week's income, Wuthering Heights and Thrushcross Grange together? And you were kidnapped by wicked sailors and brought to England. — “Wuthering Heights” by Emily Bronte

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