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The Wrong Box by Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne

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The Wrong Box
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Publisher: Longmans,Green & Co.
ISBN/ASIN: 0216885175
Number of pages: 283

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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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