The Best Short Works of One of English Literature s Most Masterful Storytellers Collected in a Single VolumeKnown mostly for his seminal full length works, such as the famous classics Treasure Island and Kidnapped, Robert Louis Stevenson s masterful short fiction is often overshadowed Now these pioneering works in the English short story tradition are presented here, collected in a single volume.Including the beloved novella The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde, which G K Chesterton called a double triumph, and The Merry Men, as well as stories like The Suicide Club and The Rajah s Diamond from the acclaimed 1882 collection New Arabian Nights, The Greatest Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson immerses you in Stevenson s extraordinary worlds thrilling tales of pure adventure and suspense, glorious evocations of the beauty of the Scottish countryside, and characters painted with the same vigor and energy as his most well known creations.Showcasing his brilliant and lucid prose, his dramatic skill, and his perfect sense of pace that made him a celebrity during his time and a landmark author in the history of English literature, Stevenson s enduring stories continue to capture the imagination of the contemporary reader and rightly belong to popular mythology today. Free Read [ The Greatest Stories of Robert Louis Stevenson: Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The Suicide Club, The Body Snatcher, and Other Short Stories ] By [ Robert Louis Stevenson ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk
Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson was a Scottish novelist, poet, and travel writer, and a leading representative of English literature He was greatly admired by many authors, including Jorge Luis Borges, Ernest Hemingway, Rudyard Kipling and Vladimir Nabokov.Most modernist writers dismissed him, however, because he was popular and did not write within their narrow definition of literature It is only recently that critics have begun to look beyond Stevenson s popularity and allow him a place in the Western canon.
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