Essays - Robert Louis Stevenson

Essays

By Robert Louis Stevenson

  • Release Date: 2020-08-11
  • Genre: Essays

Description

The author famed for Treasure Island and other novels shares his own real-life adventures.

Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson is best known for his popular adventure classics and suspenseful tales, such as Treasure Island and TheStrange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. But in his day he was also famed for his own globetrotting life as he traveled far and wide, in spite of health problems—and for his many essays.
This volume collects his writings on a wide variety of subjects, from “Books Which Have Influenced Me” to “On the Enjoyment of Unpleasant Places,” and offers an entertaining and enlightening look at one of the nineteenth century’s most intriguing literary figures.

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