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St. Ives: Being the Adventures of a French Prisoner in England

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St. Ives: Being the Adventures of a French Prisoner in England
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Publisher: William Heinemann
ISBN/ASIN: 1410101037
Number of pages: 448

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Stevenson had written all but the very conclusion of this work at the time of his death. His stepdaughter had been serving as his secretary and was in possession of an outline for the ending. 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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