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R.L. Stevenson.

Dennis Butts

R.L. Stevenson.

by Dennis Butts

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Published by Bodley Head in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stevenson, Robert Louis, -- 1850-1894.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesA Bodley Head monograph
    The Physical Object
    Pagination69p.,ill.,19cm
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19203315M

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    Fanny is a major battleground for Stevenson biographers, as two recent books—Robert Louis Stevenson, by Frank McLynn, and Dreams of Exile, by . Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Nov. 13, His father was a prosperous civil engineer, and the boy showed interest in that profession. Later, however, he decided to study law instead. Stevenson attended the University of Edinburgh and was admitted to the bar in


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R.L. Stevenson penned the best sentence in the entire English language as his opening lines for "Kidnapped" with – "I will begin the story of my adventures with a certain morning early in the month of June, the year of gracewhen I took the key for the last time out of the door of my father's house"/5().

Robert Louis Stevenson (), a Scottish author of novels, poems, and essays, is best known for the classic books Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson remains popular for his celebrated contributions to the adventure and horror genres. Robert Louis Stevenson has written numerous standalone books and short stories in his writing career.

He also wrote a series called David Balfour, which comprised of two novels. A successful novel written by him is titled as ‘The Master of Ballantrae’. It was published in The Victorian poet and novelist Robert Louis Stevenson once said, ""Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant."" The author of the magical A Child's Garden of Verses and the chilling The Strange Case of Dr.

Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, R.L. Stevenson. book indeed planted powerful literary seeds -- that grew into undisputed classics. The book was Stevenson's first volume-length fictional work, as well as the first of his writings that would be dubbed "for children." By the end of the s, it was one of the period's most Born: Robert Louis Stevenson, Scottish essayist, poet, and author of fiction and travel books, best known for his novels Treasure Island (), Kidnapped (), Strange Case of Dr.

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Robert Louis Stevenson is best known as the author of the children’s classic Treasure Island (), and the adult horror story, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (). Both of these novels have curious origins. A map of an imaginary island gave Stevenson the idea for the first story, and a nightmare supplied the premise of the second.

Robert Louis Stevenson Biography - Robert Louis (Balfour) Stevenson (Novem December 3, ), was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer. - Robert Louis Stevenson Biography and List of Works - Robert Louis Stevenson Books.

Robert Louis Stevenson is not only remarkable for the number of works he produced in his twenty-year literary career, but also for the range of genres he adopted: essays, travel writing, short stories, novels and romances, as well as poetry, plays and son also composed music for the these genres, too, his output is remarkable for what.

Robert Louis Stevenson -- the complete book list. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Robert Louis Stevenson - Robert Louis Stevenson - Romantic novels: Soon after his return, Stevenson, accompanied by his wife and his stepson, Lloyd Osbourne, went, on medical advice (he had tuberculosis), to Davos, Switzerland.

The family left there in April and spent the summer in Pitlochry and then in Braemar, Scotland. There, in spite of bouts of illness, Stevenson.

Robert Louis Stevenson One of the twenty six most widely translated authors in the world, Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, but most widely celebrated as an adventure writer. Robert Louis Stevenson, one of the masters of the Victorian adventure story, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland, on Novem He was often sick as a child, and respiratory troubles plagued him throughout his life.

He enrolled at Edinburgh University at the age of seventeen with the intention to study engineering, but ended up studying law. The Online Books Page.

Online Books by. Robert Louis Stevenson (Stevenson, Robert Louis, ) Online books about this author are available, as is a Wikipedia article. Stevenson, Robert Louis, Across the Plains, With Other Memories and Essays (Gutenberg text) Stevenson, Robert Louis, The Amateur Emigrant: From the Clyde to Sandy Hook.

Catriona (also known as David Balfour) is an novel written by Robert Louis Stevenson as a sequel to his earlier novel Kidnapped (). It was first published in the magazine Atalanta from December to September The novel continues the story of the central character in Kidnapped, David : Robert Louis Stevenson.

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Stevenson, Robert Louis, Rhead, Louis, Treasure Island. PR: Language.Order of Robert Louis Stevenson Books Robert Louis Stevenson () was a Scottish author who was best known for his works Treasure Island and Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Although during his lifetime, he was praised and made a celebrity, he was relegated to a “second class writer” by authors such as Virginia Woolf.