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Essays of Travel

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ISBN-10: 0554214717

ISBN-13: 9780554214719

Edition: 2008

Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson

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Book details

List price: $25.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: BiblioBazaar
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 176
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.44" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Novelist, poet, and essayist Robert Louis Stevenson was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. A sickly child, Stevenson was an invalid for part of his childhood and remained in ill health throughout his life. He began studying engineering at Edinburgh University but soon switched to law. His true inclination, however, was for writing. For several years after completing his studies, Stevenson traveled on the Continent, gathering ideas for his writing. His Inland Voyage (1878) and Travels with a Donkey (1878) describe some of his experiences there. A variety of essays and short stories followed, most of which were published in magazines. It was with the publication of Treasure Island in 1883, however,…