The Wrong Box
by Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne
Publisher: Longmans,Green & Co. 1889
Number of pages: 283
The Wrong Box is a black comedy novel co-written by Robert Louis Stevenson and Lloyd Osbourne, first published in 1889. The story is about two brothers who are the last two surviving members of a tontine. The book is notable for being the first of three novels that Stevenson co-wrote with Osbourne, who was his stepson.
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by Robert Louis Stevenson - William Heinemann
Stevenson had written all but the very conclusion of this work at the time of his death in 1894. In order to conclude the story the publisher enlisted the talents of Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch who supplied the last few chapters.
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