This volume contains a collection of essays by Robert Louis Stevenson. The themes tackled within these essays are varied, ranging from love and marriage, to morality and hope. This fantastic collection is highly recommended for fans of Stevenson’s work, and it would make for a worthy addition to any literary collection. The essays of this compendium include: “Virginibus Puerisque”, “On Falling in Love”, “Truth of Intercourse “, “Crabbed Age and Youth”, “An Apology for Idlers”, “Ordered South”, “Aes Triplex”, “El Dorado”, “The English Admirals”, and more. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850 - 1894) was a famous Scottish essayist, novelist, poet, and travel writer.
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. His works have been admired by many other writers, including Jorge Luis Borges, Bertolt Brecht, Marcel Proust, Arthur Conan Doyle, Henry James, Cesare Pavese, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said of him that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins."
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Book Description CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2016. Book Condition: Good. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP95484359