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  • Stevenson, Robert Louis, -- 1850-1894 -- Autographs

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ContributionsHills, Gertrude, Beinecke, Edwin J. 1886-1970, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library.
LC ClassificationsZ42.5.S7
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Pagination[11], 45, [1] p., [1] leaf of plates :
Number of Pages45
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Open LibraryOL18907128M

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Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. He was a writer of originality and power who produced brilliant adventure stories with subtle moral overtones and perceptive renderings of the human condition. Robert Louis Stevenson was a 19th-century Scottish writer notable for such novels as 'Treasure Island,' 'Kidnapped' and 'Strange Case of Dr.

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Robert Louis Stevenson continued to experience health problems as an adult. A plaque above the door of a house in Castleton of Braemar states "Here R.L. Stevenson spent the Summer of and wrote Treasure Island, his first great work" Into mark the th anniversary of Stevenson's death, the Royal Bank of Scotland issued a series of commemorative £1 notes which featured a quill pen and Stevenson's signature.

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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.

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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.

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The first few chapters are fantastically verbose, and whilst they do contain some very wise words and insights on the art of writing, I think they rather help the reader to appreciate good writing in others, rather than improve their own.

The chapter on how Treasure Island came to be written is a far more enjoyable and interesting read.4/5(1). Robert Louis Stevenson was born on Novemin Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of a noted lighthouse builder and harbor engineer.

Though healthy at birth, Stevenson soon became a victim of constant breathing problems that later developed into tuberculosis, a sometimes fatal disease that attacks the lungs and bones. Robert Louis Stevenson’s life embraced contradictions as intense as any found in his stories.

He seemed like the quintessential bohemian, but was thoroughly conventional in his devotion to family.

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(–94). Although he only lived to the age of 44, Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson had a great impact on the world of literature. Some of his best-known works were for children. They include the adventure tales Treasure Island, published inand Kidnapped ().

The Master of Ballantrae.

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