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Robert Louis Stevenson.

David Daiches

Robert Louis Stevenson.

by David Daiches

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Published by New Directions Books in Norfolk, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Stevenson, Robert Louis, 1850-1894

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe makers of modern literature
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR5496 .D3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 196 p.
    Number of Pages196
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6515269M
    LC Control Number47011770
    OCLC/WorldCa170603

    Jim Hawkins is a young boy who lives at his parents’ inn, the Admiral Benbow, near Bristol, England, in the eighteenth century. An old sea captain named Billy Bones dies in the inn after being presented with a black spot, or official pirate verdict of guilt or judgment. Jim is stirred to action by the spot and its mysterious, accurate portent Author: Robert Louis Stevenson, Thomas A. Duff, Austin Fowler. Make Offer - Robert Louis Stevenson, the Man Who Wrote Treasure Island, by G.B. Stern Robert Louis Stevenson “From Scotland to Silverado”1st Edition VG Condition $

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    Treasure Island Robert Louis Stevenson Page 4/ His stories were what frightened people worst of all. Dreadful stories they were — about hanging, and walking the plank, and storms at sea, and the Dry Tortugas, and wild deeds and places on the Spanish Main. By his own account he must haveFile Size: KB. Robert Louis Stevenson One of the twenty six most widely translated authors in the world, Robert Louis Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, but .


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