Robert Louis Stevenson


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    General Fiction

    Feb-2015

    To equip so small a book with a preface is, I am half afraid, to sin against proportion. But a preface is more than an author can resist, for it is the reward of his labours. When the foundation stone is laid, the architect appears with his plans, an...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2014

    Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, 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...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2014

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    General Fiction

    Oct-2014

    This collection of literature attempts to compile many of the classic works that have stood the test of time and offer them at a reduced, affordable price, in an attractive volume so that everyone can enjoy them....

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    Historical Romance

    Sep-2014

    Half a dozen young men find themselves at the end of their university years facing the awful prospect that they must now support themselves. They decide to found an Ideal Commonwealth, in the Navigator Islands - Samoa (where, by a wonderful coinciden...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2014

    Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) may have traveled more than the characters in some of his critically acclaimed and world renowned novels. Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, and traveling writer who wore classics like "Treasure Island, " "Kid...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2014

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    Horror

    Dec-2012

    Thirteen strange stories from the genius of Robert Louis Stevenson There are very few readers who need an introduction to the works of Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson, many of his tales have become enduring classics and are familiar to practi...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2012

    The endearing poem by Robert Louis Stevenson is brought to life by a charming little boy enjoying the experience of swinging. With his dog by his side, the boy believes he can fly. And in his swing, he just might be right...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2011

    Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94) has enjoyed immense popularity since his early death - for his prose and poetry, his command of children's literature, and his acute sense of his place in a rapidly changing literary environment, a lot of which he vie...

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    Action Adventure

    Dec-2010

    Y feu screfys "Enys Tresour" gans Robert Louis Stevenson i'n bledhynyow 1880 hag 1881. Dalethys veu in Braemar in Scotlond, le may whrug y das gwil gweres dhodho gans y brevyans y honen a vewnans in gorholyon. Gorfednys veu an novel pan esa Stevenson...

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    Action Adventure

    May-2010

    Treasure Island - 5

    When treasure-seeking pirates threaten to steal Jim’s ship, leaving him and his friends stranded on the island, he knows what he has to do: cut the rope that ties the craft and run it aground. But then strong winds start whipping up the waves, put...

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    Action Adventure

    May-2010

    Treasure Island - 6

    What’s more frightening that a group of greedy pirates eager to grab some gold? A spook! When Long John Silver and his men capture Jim and force him to march to the buried treasure, what they find terrifies them all: not only is the treasure gone,...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2010

    Contains some of Robert Louis Stevenson's supernatural short stories, showcasing both his mastery of the genre and his interest in the otherworldly and the strange ways the human brain can distort reality....

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2010

    Treasure Island is an adventure novel by Robert Louis Stevenson, narrating a tale of "pirates and buried gold." First published as a book in 1883, it was originally serialized in the children's magazine Young Folks between 1881-82 under the title The...

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    Fantasy

    Aug-2008

    Offering an engrossing spin on a time-honored theme--the risky business of making a pact with the devil--this short story is a radiant jewel. It recounts the mercurial lot of Keawe, a Hawaiian who purchases a bottle inhabited by an imp capable of gra...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2007

    Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, 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...

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2007

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    Action Adventure

    May-2007

    Treasure Island - 3

    The third installment of Stevenson s thrilling adventure story. With map in hand, Jim and his friends Squire Trelawny and Doctor Livesy had set sail for Treasure Island. After a long journey, they ve finally arrivedbut greedy, nasty pirates have infi...

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    Action Adventure

    May-2007

    Treasure Island - 4

    The excitement continues as the treasure hunt begins in earnestwith pirate king Long John Silver stirring up trouble every step of the way. Silver wants Jim and his friends to turn over the precious map, in exchange for their safety. But they refuse ...

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    Action Adventure

    Jun-2006

    Treasure Island - 2

    Come on board and let the thrills begin: all it takes is a turn of the page and the story continues. Wide-eyed youngsters won't want to miss the boat as it finally sets sail for Treasure Island, where the pirates have buried their bounty. Then Jim ov...

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    Action Adventure

    Jun-2006

    Treasure Island - 1

    This is a brief, simplified retelling of the episode in 'Treasure Island' during which Jim Hawkins gives Squire Tralawney a packet left behind by a sea captain staying at Jim's parents' inn, and which pirates are trying to find....

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2006

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2006

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2005

    Notice: This Book is published by Historical Books Limited (www.publicdomain.org.uk) as a Public Domain Book, if you have any inquiries, requests or need any help you can just send an email to publications@publicdomain.org.uk This book is found as a ...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2004

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2004

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2003

    Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (13 November 1850 - 3 December 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, 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...

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    Literary

    Mar-1999

    I have a little shadow that goes in and out with me . . . Inside, outside, climbing up the stairs, or jumping into bed, your shadow may be following you He may even be one step ahead as you run down the street Complete with a cast of the whole fami...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1993

    Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-94) is widely known for his novels "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Treasure Island, " and "Kidnapped." His reputation as a "romantic" writer and children's author, however, reflects only a portion of his literary achievement. T...

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    Literary

    Jan-1888

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    Literary

    1886

    Spirited, romantic, and full of danger, Kidnapped is Robert Louis Stevenson's classic of high adventure. Beloved by generations, it is the saga of David Balfour, a young heir whose greedy uncle connives to do him out of his inherited fortune and plot...

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    Literary

    1883

    Ever since Captain Billy Bones walked into the inn owned by young Jim Hawkins's parents, Jim was thrown into a whirlwind of adventure. That's because the captain brought with him not only a spyglass, a sea chest, and dreadful tales of murder, looting...

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    Literary

    1866

    Robert Louis Stevenson originally wrote Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde as a "shilling shocker." He then burned the draft and, upon his wife's advice, rewrote it as the darkly complex tale it is today. Stark, skillfully woven, this fascinating novel explores...

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    General Fiction

    Too short to be a novel, too long to be a short story, the novella is generally unrecognised by academics and publishers. Nonetheless, it is a form beloved and practiced by literature's greatest writers. In The Art of the Novella series, Melville Hou...

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    General Fiction

    This is an EXACT reproduction of a book published before 1923. This IS NOT an OCR'd book with strange characters, introduced typographical errors, and jumbled words. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor ...

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    Literary

    Brightstar is a US satellite which can launch over 1000 targets simultaneously on any battlefield. Just before its deployment, the space shuttle carrying it is brought down by terrorists into the sea. Time is running out as an auction is staged with ...

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    Literary

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    Literary

    'David Balfour' is the sequel to 'Kidnapped', and starts at the exact moment that Robert Louis Stevenson's more famous book ends - with Balfour in Edinburgh, standing cold and remorseful outside the offices of the British Linen Company. From there be...

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

    New series of collected works of key figures in English and American literature which will include new introductions, bibliographies and other useful materials, but the texts themselves will have few if any annotations....

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    General Fiction

    This collection of 20 short 'fables' seems to be an attempt by Stevenson to combine the moral lessons of Aesop's Fables with the Samoan culture in which he was then immersed (these were published two years after his death on the islands), adding an o...

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

    What am I to say for my book? Caleb and Joshua brought back from Palestine a formidable bunch of grapes; alas my book produces naught so nourishing; and for the matter of that, we live in an age when people prefer a definition to any quantity of fru...

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    Literary

    As soon as the leaves caught, the sorcerer leaped like a deer out of the circle, and began to race along the beach like a hound that has been bathing. As he ran, he kept stooping to snatch shells; and it seemed to Keola that they glittered as he took...

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    Literary

    Robert Louis Stevenson was one of the greatest authors of the nineteenth century. Stevenson still ranks as one of the most translated authors in history. Classic books such as Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyd...

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    Literary

    " ...] Poem: II Here, perfect to a wish, We offer, not a dish, But just the platter: A book that's not a book, A pamphlet in the look But not the matter. I own in disarray: As to the flowers of May ...]."...

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    General Fiction

    1914. Illustrated. Stevenson is best remembered for Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Contents: The Dynamiter (Written in collaboration with Mrs. Stevenson); and The Story of a Lie. See other titles by this ...

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    General Fiction

    A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Stevenson now ranks among the 26 most translated authors in the world. Olalla is the tale of an Englishman's search for romance in distant lands, by the author of Kidnapped. "Do you know that house?" I said, ...

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    General Fiction

    I was a great solitary when I was young. I made it my pride to keep aloof and suffice for my own entertainment; and I may say that I had neither friends nor acquaintances until I met that friend who became my wife and the mother of my children....

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    General Fiction

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    Literary

    The scene of this little book is on a high mountain. There are, indeed, many higher; there are many of a nobler outline. It is no place of pilgrimage for the summary globe-trotter; but to one who lives upon its sides, Mount Saint Helena soon becomes ...

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    General Fiction

    Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850 - 1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde. A literary celebrity during his lifetime, Steven...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    Literary

    In South Sea Tales Stevenson shows himself to be a virtuoso of narrative styles. But beyond their generic diversity the stories are linked by their concern with representing the multiracial society of which their author had become a member. In this c...

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    General Fiction

    Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and...

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    General Fiction

    This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefo...

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    General Fiction

    This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scannin...

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    Horror

    One evening in March they were driven by a sharp fall of sleet into an Oyster Bar in the immediate neighbourhood of Leicester Square. Colonel Geraldine was dressed and painted to represent a person connected with the Press in reduced circumstances; w...

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    General Fiction

    Born on November 13, 1850, in Edinburgh, Scotland, Robert Louis Stevenson traveled often, and his global wanderings lent themselves well to his brand of fiction. Stevenson developed a desire to write early in life, having no interest in the family bu...

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    Literary

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    General Fiction

    Underwoods is a collection of poems by Robert Louis Stevenson published in 1887. It comprises two books, Book I with 38 poems in English, Book II with 16 poems in Scots. He says in the initial note that "I am from the Lothians myself; it is there I h...

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    Literary

    This sprawling nautical adventure tale from Robert Louis Stevenson adds a dash of humor and mystery to the formula that the author perfected in classic yarns like Kidnapped and Treasure Island. Co-written with Lloyd Osbourne, Stevenson's stepson, thi...

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    Literary

    The Body-Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson - Short Ghost Stories. The Body Snatcher (1884) is a short story by the Scottish author Robert Louis Stevenson. First published in the Pall Mall Christmas "Extra," in December 1884, the story is based on ch...

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    General Fiction

    Father Damien written by legendary author Robert Louis Stevenson -Letter about the catholic martyr Father Damien has attained the stature of a small classic. The Belgian priest's extraordinary devotion to the lepers of Molokai moved Stevenson to comp...

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    Literary

    This book (hardcover) is part of the TREDITION CLASSICS. It contains classical literature works from over two thousand years. Most of these titles have been out of print and off the bookstore shelves for decades. The book series is intended to preser...

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    General Fiction

    It was a beautiful morning in the late July when I set forth on foot for the last time for Aros. A boat had put me ashore the night before at Grisapol; I had such breakfast as the little inn afforded, and, leaving all my baggage till I had an occasio...

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    Literary

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    in Master's Choice: Volume II

    Horror

    "Markheim" is a short story by Robert Louis Stevenson, originally prepared for the Pall Mall Gazette in 1884, but published in 1885 in The Broken Shaft: Tales of Mid-Ocean as part of Unwin's Christmas Annual. The story opens in an antique store. Mark...

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