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Kidnapped By Robert Stevenson
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Kidnapped is one of Stevenson’s most enduringly popular novels. At its centre is a historical event: the murder of Colin Campbell, the ‘Red Fox’ of Glenure in Scotland. The fiction... More > that is developed around this event involves the child David Balfour whose father dies leaving his son with nothing to live on. David goes to live with his uncle Ebenezer. Ebenezer is a cruel and miserly individual. As a result of the illegality of his acquisition of the Balfour estate he instigates a series of malicious manoeuvres against David. Firstly he attempts to have the boy killed and then has him kidnapped. So David finds himself on a ship to the Carolinas accompanied by Alan Breck, an ‘honest gentleman’ and Jacobite. As fate would have it, the ship is wrecked on the rocks at Mull. The novel then follows David and Alan as they journey across the Highlands through numerous dangers and after witnessing and becoming suspects in the murder of Colin Campbell.< Less
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Stevenson
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This split personality book demonstrates the story within its pages. This story is able to be enjoyed from both directions with just a simple flip of the story, truly capturing the strange case of... More > Dr. Jekyll and his conterpart, Mr. Hyde.< Less
Robert Louis Stevenson, novelas y cuentos By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (Edimburgo, Escocia, 13 de noviembre de 1850 - Vailima, cerca de Apia, Samoa, 3 de diciembre de 1894) fue un novelista, poeta y ensayista escocés. Stevenson, que... More > padecía de tuberculosis, solo llegó a cumplir 44 años; sin embargo, su legado es una vasta obra que incluye crónicas de viaje, novelas de aventuras e históricas, así como lírica y ensayos. En este libro: La flecha negra. El extraño caso del doctor Jekyll y el señor Hyde. La isla del tesoro. La costa de Falesá. El Señor Balantry. La caja equivocada. La Resaca. Los colonos de Silverado. Cuentos. El diablo en la botella. La isla de las voces. Los ladrones de cadáveres. La Casa de Eld. Olalla. Markheim. El Club de los Suicidas. Historia del joven de las tartas de crema. Historia del médico y el baúl. La aventura de los coches de punto.< Less
Stevenson's Shrine: The Record of a Pilgrimage By Laura Stubbs
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The Pocket R.L.S.: Being Favourite Passages from the Works of Stevenson By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3... More > 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. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Louis_Stevenson< Less
Across the Plains With Other Memories and Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson [Paperback] By Ibp Usa
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Across the Plains With Other Memories and Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson [Paperback]
Across the Plains With Other Memories and Essays by Robert Louis Stevenson [Paperback] By Ibp Usa
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The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition, Vol. 13 By Lloyd Osbourne
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Samuel Lloyd Osbourne (April 7, 1868 – May 22, 1947) was an... More > American author and the stepson of Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson with whom he would co-author three books and provide input and ideas on others.Lloyd Osbourne was born in San Francisco to Fanny Osbourne (née Vandegrift) and Samuel Osbourne, a lieutenant on the State Governor's staff. They married when Fanny was just seventeen years of age, and Lloyd's older sister Isobel Osbourne (or 'Belle') was born the following year. Samuel fought in the American Civil War, went with a friend sick with tuberculosis to California, and via San Francisco, he ended up in the silver mines of Nevada. Once settled there he sent for his family. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lloyd_Osbourne< Less
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde - by Robert Louis Stevenson By abridged by Chiara Cazzini
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Abridged and slightly simplified version of Robert Louis Stevenson's 1886 gothic novella "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde", complete with reading comprehension exercises. More... More > than a hundred words have been translated into Italian in the notes below the text. As a horrible crime shocks Victorian London, a question becomes increasingly pressing: who is the elusive and repugnant Edward Hyde? And what is his connection with Henry Jekyll, the well-known and respected scientist? In trying to connect the dots, Jekyll's lawyer and friend Mr Utterson takes the reader through foggy streets, moonlit yards and sinister alleys, gradually unravelling the mystery.< Less
Greatest Works of Robert Louis Stevenson: Treasure Island, The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, The Black Arrow, The Suicide Club, Markheim, Olalla, The Bottle Imp & Complete Novels and Stories By Robert Louis Stevenson
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Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850–1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. The late 20th century saw the start of a re-evaluation of Stevenson as an artist of great... More > range and insight, a literary theorist, an essayist and social critic, a witness to the colonial history of the Pacific Islands, and a humanist. According to the Index Translationum, Stevenson is ranked the 26th most translated author in the world. This collection, contains all his novels and short story collections (only signed by him), in their original editions: New Arabian Nights (1882), Treasure Island (1883), Prince Otto (1885), The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1886), Kidnapped (1886), The Merry Men and Other Tales and Fables (1887), The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses (1888), The Master of Ballantrae (1889), Catriona (1893), Island Nights' Entertainments (1893), & Fables (1896).< Less

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