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Treasure Island

Treasure Island

by Robert Louis Stevenson

O'Brien

Character Analysis

O'Brien is the red-nightcap-wearing pirate who is part of the first attack on the good guys' stockade. He is also the unfortunate soul who Israel Hands stabs on board the Hispaniola just as Jim cuts the ship free from its anchor.

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