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Kidnapped By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. Written as a "boys' novel" and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July... More > 1886, the novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as Henry James, Jorge Luis Borges, and Seamus Heaney. A sequel, Catriona, was published in 1893. As historical fiction, it is set around 18th-century Scottish events, notably the "Appin Murder", which occurred near Ballachulish in 1752 in the aftermath of the Jacobite Rising. Many of the characters, and one of the principals, Alan Breck Stewart, were real people. The political situation of the time is portrayed from different viewpoints, and the Scottish Highlanders are treated sympathetically.< Less
In the South Seas By Robert Louis Stevenson
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IN THE SOUTH SEAS, published in 1896 records Stevenson's travels with his wife Fanny and their family in the Marquesas, the Paumotus and the Gilbert Islands during 1888-9. Originally drafted in... More > journal form while Stevenson travelled, it was then ambitiously rewrittento describe the islands and islanders as well as Stevenson's own personal experiences.< Less
Fables By Robert Louis Stevenson
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The “Fables” is a collection of short stories and imaginative creations. At times it revolves around some characters of his previous books and at times, other new characters are employed.... More > The stories give simple and short moral lessons to its readers.< Less

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