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Essays in the Art of Writing

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Essays in the Art of Writing
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Publisher: Chatto & Windus
ISBN/ASIN: 1594560811
ISBN-13: 9781594560811
Number of pages: 155

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The book collects seven important essays on authorship, including "On Some Technical Elements of Style" and "The Morality of the Profession of Letters," as well as Robert Louis Stevenson's accounts of writing Treasure Island and The Master of Ballantrae. Written more than a century ago, these essays are full of insight for today's readers and brimming with still-applicable wisdom for modern writers.

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