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  • ISBN 0748604634
  • ISBN13 978-0748604630
  • Language English
  • Author Gelder
  • Publisher Edinburgh University Press (October 13, 1994)
  • Pages 316
  • Formats mbr rtf docx lrf
  • Category Fiction
  • Subcategory Classics
  • Size ePub 1315 kb
  • Size Fb2 1486 kb
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Stevenson's English and South Pacific stories are well known and easily available but his Scottish stories have often been overlooked. This anniversary edition marks the 1994 Centenary of one of Scotland's most celebrated writers and brings together all the Scottish stories and ten essays on Scottish subjects and places - often developed out of Stevenson's recollections of childhood and adolescence. The stories show superbly the writer's familiarity with Scottish history and literature and the skill with which he blends fact and fiction.Kenneth Gelder's introduction gives a detailed background to Stevenson and all the stories and essays are accompanied by comprehensive notes.

Kenneth Gelder's introduction gives a detailed background to Stevenson and all the stories and essays are accompanied by comprehensive notes.

Kenneth Gelder's introduction gives a detailed background to Stevenson and all the stories and essays are accompanied by comprehensive notes.

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Shipped from the UK Stevenson's Scottish Stories and Essays. Robert Louis Stevenson. Introduction by. Place of Publication. Title : Stevenson's Scottish Stories and Essays. Authors : Stevenson, Robert Louis. Condition : Very Good. A collection of all of Stevenson's Scottish stories, including ten essays dealing with specifically Scottish subjects. All the stories and essays are accompanied by explanatory notes, while the introduction gives a background to Stevenson and the Scottish influences in his writing. Short Stories & Fiction Anthologies.

Robert Louis Stevenson Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, written as a boys' novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from.

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. Kidnapped is a historical fiction adventure novel by Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, written as a boys' novel and first published in the magazine Young Folks from May to July 1886. The novel has attracted the praise and admiration of writers as diverse as Henry James, Jorge Luis Borges, and Hilary Mantel.

It is no great boast, but I believe I was a better hand at worming out a story than either of my fellows at the George; and perhaps there is now no other man alive who could narrate to you the following foul and unnatural events. In his young days Fettes studied medicine in the schools of Edinburgh. He had talent of a kind, the talent that picks up swiftly what it hears and readily retails it for its own.

The Land of Story-Books. From Child's Garden of Verses. So when my nurse comes in for me, Home I return across the sea, And go to bed with backward looks At my dear land of Story-books. At evening when the lamp is lit, Around the fire my parents sit; They sit at home and talk and sing, And do not play at anything. Now, with my little gun, I crawl All in the dark along the wall, And follow round the forest track Away behind the sofa back.

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.

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. When Stevenson was twenty-one years old, he openly declared his intention of becoming a writer, against the strong opposition of his father. Agreeing to study law as a compromise, in 1875 Stevenson was admitted to the Scottish bar, an organization for lawyers.