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Robert Louis Stevenson

Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer

1850   -   1894

genre: adventure novel, gothic fiction
country of citizenship: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
educated at: University of Edinburgh
occupation: poet, essayist, novelist, short story writer, children's writer, writer
influenced by: Guy de Maupassant, Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne

Robert Louis Stevenson (13 November 1850 – 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, musician and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, and A Child's Garden of Verses. He was a literary celebrity during his lifetime, and now ranks as the 26th most translated author 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, Emilio Salgari, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling, Jack London, Vladimir Nabokov, J. M. Barrie, and G. K. Chesterton, who said that Stevenson "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins".
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works

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Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

novella by Robert Louis Stevenson

author: Robert Louis Stevenson

1886

Olalla

short story by Robert Louis Stevenson

author: Robert Louis Stevenson

1885

Moral Emblems

book by Robert Louis Stevenson

author: Robert Louis Stevenson,
illustrator: Robert Louis Stevenson

1882

The Black Arrow: A Tale of the Two Roses

novel by Robert Louis Stevenson

author: Robert Louis Stevenson

1889

Weir of Hermiston

novel by Robert Louis Stevenson

author: Robert Louis Stevenson

1896

Prince Otto

book by Robert Louis Stevenson

author: Robert Louis Stevenson

1885

Catriona

novel by Robert Louis Stevenson

author: Robert Louis Stevenson

1893

Kidnapped

historical fiction adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson

author: Robert Louis Stevenson

1886

articles

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The Beach of Falesá

The Beach of Falesá ( 1892 )

redactioneel artikel in The Illustrated London News

author: Robert Louis Stevenson

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