Poetry Books by Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book Treasure Island Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Saddleback Educational Publ
Published Date: 1999-01-01
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book Deacon Brodie Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Published Date: 2015-12-15
Categories:
William Brodie (28 September 1741 - 1 October 1788), more commonly known by his prestigious title of Deacon Brodie, was a Scottish cabinet-maker, deacon of a trades guild and Edinburgh city councillor, who maintained a secret life as a burglar, partly for the thrill, and partly to fund his gambling. Stevenson remained fascinated by the dichotomy between Brodie's respectable facade, and his real nature and was inspired to write The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1886)."

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book Olalla Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Penguin UK
Published Date: 2015-02-26
Categories: Fiction
'Is it me you love, friend? or the race that made me?' A gothic novella about love, torment and doomed aristocracy, set in the remote mountains of Spain. Introducing Little Black Classics: 80 books for Penguin's 80th birthday. Little Black Classics celebrate the huge range and diversity of Penguin Classics, with books from around the world and across many centuries. They take us from a balloon ride over Victorian London to a garden of blossom in Japan, from Tierra del Fuego to 16th-century California and the Russian steppe. Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894). Stevenson's works available in Penguin Classics are An Apology for Idlers, The Black Arrow, Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, In the South Seas, Kidnapped, The Master of Ballantrae, Treasure Island and Selected Poems.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book The Touchstone Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher:
Published Date: 1976
Categories: Fairy tales
Two princes desirous of marrying the same princess are told that whoever shall find the touchstone of truth shall win her.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book Edinburgh Picturesque Notes Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Lulu.com
Published Date: 2019-08-14
Categories: Education
Most critics have discounted this text as simply a travel journal, but it is much more than that. Stevenson didn't travel to a foreign land in order to record his experiences. Stevenson was a Scots, who was trying to convey the intrinsic link between a particular place and a particular people. Published in 1878, this work was part of a larger movement towards establishing Scottish identity.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book A Child's Garden of Verses Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Published Date: 2015-11-27
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
This volume contains a compilation of delightful children's poems written by Robert Louis Stevenson. This timeless treasury is ideal for introducing children to poetry, and it would make for a great addition to collections of related literature. The poems of this anthology include: "Bed in Summer", "A Thought", "At the Sea-Side", "Young Night-Thought", "Whole Duty of Children", "Rain", "Pirate Story", "Foreign Lands", "Windy Nights", "Travel", "Singing", "Looking Forward", "A Good Play", and more. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850 - 1894) was a famous Scottish essayist, novelist, poet, and travel writer whose famous works include "Treasure Island" and "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde". Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book Songs of Travel Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: The Floating Press
Published Date: 2014-02-01
Categories: Poetry
Wanderlust, unfettered freedom, and the eternal allure of the open road -- these are the themes that surface time and time again in Robert Louis Stevenson's charming 1896 book of verse, Songs of Travel. Fans of traditional poetry will adore this cycle of thematically interrelated poems that draw parallels between the perils and pleasures of travel and the vulnerability and abandon of romance.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book The Wrecker Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Published Date: 2015-06-08
Categories: Fiction
This vintage book contains Robert Louis Stevenson's 1892 novel, "The Wrecker". It is a 'sprawling, episodic adventure story, a comedy of brash manners and something of a detective mystery' that centres round the abandoned wreck of the 'Flying Stud' at Midway Island. The gripping mystery is solved using strange clues hidden inside a stamp collection. A fantastic example of Stevenson's masterful style, "The Wrecker" is highly recommended for lovers of exciting mystery fiction. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850 - 1894) was a famous Scottish essayist, novelist, poet, and travel writer. Some of his best known works include "Treasure Island" and "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde". Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book Kidnapped Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Published Date: 1993
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
After being kidnapped by his villainous uncle, sixteen-year-old David Balfour escapes and becomes involved in the struggle of the Scottish highlanders against English rule.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book Records of a Family of Engineers Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published Date: 2011-03-10
Categories: Technology & Engineering
This account by the novelist and poet Robert Louis Stevenson, published posthumously in 1912, focuses particularly on his grandfather's achievements.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book Fables Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: ReadHowYouWant.com
Published Date: 2006-11-01
Categories: Fiction
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. The stories give simple and short moral lessons to its readers. Mesmerizing!

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book Essays in the Art of Writing Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: The Floating Press
Published Date: 2009-01-01
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Although several of Robert Louis Stevenson's major works -- Treasure Island, Kidnapped, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde -- have been enshrined in the Western canon of popular literature, these novels represent only a fraction of a prodigious body of writing that spans virtually every genre. Stevenson was a prolific and preternaturally skilled writer, and in these essays, he offers insight, tips, and inspiration that will capture the imagination of both fans of his work and would-be writers.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book The Ebb-Tide Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne
Publisher: The Floating Press
Published Date: 2011-02-01
Categories: Fiction
Best known for rip-roaring adventure tales such as Kidnapped, Treasure Island, and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, Robert Louis Stevenson penned the novella The Ebb-Tide in collaboration with his stepson, Lloyd Osbourne. Regarded by critics as a sharp rebuke of British imperialism, the plot revolves around three transients who board a ship that they think is carrying a large quantity of champagne, only to find that their attempted heist has backfired in the worst way imaginable.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book The Wrong Box Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne
Publisher: The Floating Press
Published Date: 2011-02-01
Categories: Fiction
Though his adventure tales now rank among the most translated novels in the English language, Robert Louis Stevenson was a gifted writer who produced works in a number of different literary genres. The Wrong Box is a satirical novel that Stevenson wrote in partnership with Lloyd Osbourne, a young writer who happened to be Stevenson's stepson. The novel deals with a pair of brothers involved in a complex investment scheme that is revealed to be fraudulent. Critics and fans alike regard the novel as one of the most humorous financial farces ever written.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book Travels in Hawaii Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: University of Hawaii Press
Published Date: 1991
Categories: Travel
In 1899 a chartered yacht, the Casco, brought to Honolulu Robert Louis Stevenson and his family. The writer was then already at the height of his popularity in Europe and the United States. He spent the next six months and another, shorter period in 1893 in the Hawaiian Islands, participating in the life of the royal crowd and enjoying the best health of a lifetime plagued with illness. Travels in Hawaii brings together many of the diverse works from a romantic interlude in the career of this famous writer.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book The Silverado Squatters Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher: Applewood Books
Published Date: 2007
Categories: History
Robert Louis Stevenson's unconventional 1880 honeymoon in an abandoned silver mining camp on the shoulder of Mount St. Helena provides the backdrop for this wonderful narrative of late 19th century California. ""Squatting"" for two months during a California summer with his new wife, Fanny Vandegrift, The Silverado Squatters provides readers with insight into life in the Napa Valley--with descriptions of the ""experiments"" with local wine growing, his visit to a petrified forest, his first use of the telephone, and the characters of the local people. Stevenson used his memories of this California honeymoon to create much of the descriptive detail found in 1883's Treasure Island.

Robert Louis Stevenson Books, Robert Louis Stevenson poetry book Treasure Island Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher:
Published Date: 1884
Categories: Adventure stories
While going through the possessions of a deceased guest who owed them money, the mistress of the inn and her son find a treasure map that leads them to a pirate's fortune.



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