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Author: Sandra Marwick
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Publisher City of Edinburgh Museums and Galleries (1994)
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Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses.

Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist and travel writer, most noted for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses. Born and educated in Edinburgh, Stevenson suffered from serious bronchial trouble for much of his life, but continued to write prolifically and travel widely in defiance of his poor health.

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Robert Louis Stevenson. The story grew out of a map that led to imaginary treasure, devised during a holiday in Scotland by Stevenson and his nephew. The novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as Henry James, Jorge Luis Borges, and Hilary Mantel. Robert Louis Stevenson. The Black Arrow is what every book about the Middle Ages should be and more, with suspense, action, disguises, escapes, and of course, the occasional love scene.

Robert Louis Stevenson Biography - The Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer, Robert Louis Stevenson . In 1873, Stevenson suffered from a severe chest condition and nervous exhaustion due to which he was advised by his doctor to go abroad and rest for an extended period of time.

Robert Louis Stevenson Biography - The Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer, Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Stevenson spent 6 months in South France during which he worked on numerous essays.

Robert Louis Stevenson was a famous Scottish poet, novelist and travel writer. Three years later, he penned his first book, ‘An Inland Voyage’. During this time he wrote some of his best-known works, despite his ill health

Robert Louis Stevenson was a famous Scottish poet, novelist and travel writer. This biography profiles his childhood, career, life, achievements, trivia and timeline. Birthday: November 13, 1850. Nationality: Scottish. During this time he wrote some of his best-known works, despite his ill health. In 1883, he wrote one of his greatest novels, ‘Treasure Island’, which was a coming-of-age book and was widely popular with the youth. In 1885, a collection of poetry titled, ‘A Child’s Garden of Verses’ was published and first appeared under the title, ‘Penny Whistles’, but was later changed.

Robert Louis Stevenson, in full Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson, (born November 13, 1850, Edinburgh, Scotland-died December 3, 1894, Vailima, Samoa), Scottish essayist, poet, and author of fiction and travel books, best known for his novels Treasure Island (1881), Kidnapped.

Robert Louis Stevenson, in full Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson, (born November 13, 1850, Edinburgh, Scotland-died December 3, 1894, Vailima, Samoa), Scottish essayist, poet, and author of fiction and travel books, best known for his novels Treasure Island (1881), Kidnapped (1886), Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886), and The Master of Ballantrae. Stevenson was the only son of Thomas Stevenson, a prosperous civil engineer, and his wife, Margaret Isabella Balfour.

Robert Louis Stevenson was a 19th-century Scottish writer notable for such novels as 'Treasure Island,' 'Kidnapped' and 'Strange .

Robert Louis Stevenson was a 19th-century Scottish writer notable for such novels as 'Treasure Island,' 'Kidnapped' and 'Strange Case of Dr. Hyde. A companion work, Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes (1879), continues in the introspective vein of Inland Voyage and also focuses on the voice and character of the narrator, beyond simply telling a tale.

Robert Louis Stevenson, Vailima, Samoa. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist

Robert Louis Stevenson, Vailima, Samoa.

This item:Robert Louis Stevenson:: A Biography by Frank McLynn . So for anyone seeking to know about Stevenson's marriage, this book is perfect.

I picked up this book to know about Stevenson the writer, and there's precious little of it to be found here. Again, from the Index, for Stevenson it lists forty-one pages on his "attitude to sex" and just one page "on the art of writing prose. There's also just two pages on "literary training of" and just one page on both "influences" and "influences on later writers" (both the same page).

Robert Louis Stevenson Biography

Robert Louis Stevenson Biography. Born: November 13, 1850 Edinburgh, Scotland Died: December 3, 1894 Upolu, Samoa Scottish writer. The Scottish novelist, essayist, and poet Robert Louis Stevenson was one of the most popular and highly praised British writers during the last part of the nineteenth century. Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850, in Edinburgh, Scotland, the son of a noted lighthouse builder and harbor engineer.

Born in 1850, Robert Louis Stevenson grew up in Edinburgh where his father was a well-respected lighthouse engineer. Stevenson has been acknowledged as one of the most important writers of Scottish fiction. Stevenson almost followed his father’s example, studying engineering at Edinburgh University, but at twenty-one decided to become a writer. His early works consist of essays and travel writing, his first book, An Inward Voyage (1878), describes a canoe trip to Belgium and France. Despite his success with this style of writing and having been a writer of fiction since his teens, it was not until 1877 that his first work, a short story, was published.