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Essays of Travel

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ISBN-10: 1491046716

ISBN-13: 9781491046715

Edition: N/A

Authors: Robert Louis Stevenson

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Essays of Travel
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List price: $13.95
Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication date: 7/20/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 150
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.38" tall
Weight: 0.616
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,…