e-books in Robert Louis Stevenson category
by Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne - Longmans,Green & Co. , 1889
A black comedy novel 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.
by Robert Louis Stevenson, Lloyd Osbourne - Cassell , 1892
The story is a sprawling, episodic adventure story, a comedy of brash manners and something of a detective mystery. It revolves around the abandoned wreck of the Flying Scud at Midway Island. Clues in a stamp collection are used to solve the mystery.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Chatto & Windus , 1896
In Robert Louis Stevenson's tale of father-son confrontation, the father, Adam Weir, is modelled on Lord Braxfield, the eighteenth-century 'hanging judge'. But the novel is unfinished. Stevenson was working on Weir the day he died.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Turner , 1904
This book is a comic tale of manners. Young Dick Naseby chances to meet the beautiful Esther. Falling in love he is loath to despoil her romantic notions of her long lost father. But when he returns, things start to fall apart ...
by Robert Louis Stevenson - William Heinemann , 1898
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.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Project Gutenberg , 1996
In 1880 Stevenson and his new bridge traveled by ferries, trains and carts to Calistoga, California, where he encountered a pioneer wilderness of curious characters, an unprofitable mine, and a rugged country filled with eagles and bears ...
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Charles Scribners' Sons , 1895
'David Balfour' is the sequel to 'Kidnapped', and starts where Stevenson's more famous book ends - with Balfour in Edinburgh, standing remorseful outside the offices of the British Linen Company. From there begins a rollicking series of adventures.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Chatto & Windus , 1905
This book is Stevenson's third full-length narrative, an action romance set in the imaginary Germanic state of Gruenewald. The novel is first published in 1885. Robert Louis Stevenson referred to Prince Otto as 'my hardest effort'.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Chatto & Windus , 1913
Two solitary men, once as close to being friends, meet again on Scottish coast. Northmour has brought the corrupt banker Huddlestone, and his beautiful daughter whom Northmour is pursuing, to seek concealment in an isolated pavilion by the sea.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Project Gutenberg , 2006
Classic coming-of-age story for children and young adults. After the death of his father, David sets out to meet his uncle and claim his inheritance. This adventure takes him through the highlands of Scotland where he embarks upon a long journey.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Scribner , 1907
In his book Stevenson gives an accurate and in depth look into the people and culture of the islands of the South Pacific. The book describes the author's two year journey from the Marqueses Islands, to Tahiti, then Honolulu, and finally Samoa.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Charles Scribner's Sons , 1916
This is Robert Louis Stevenson's historical romance set during the War of the Roses. The time is 15th century England, and Richard Shelton, the young hero, overcomes one obstacle after another in his quest to rescue Joanna, his love.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Scott-Thaw , 1904
Stevenson's exploration of human evil, Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, is a synonym for the split personality. This dark fantasy is a product of its time, based on theories of evolution, class, and the secrets of the soul.
by Robert Louis Stevenson - Harper & Brothers , 1915
The most popular pirate story ever written, Treasure Island has been happily devoured by several generations of boys and girls. Jim Hawkins finds himself owner of a map to Treasure Island, where the fabled pirate booty is buried.