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Louis: A Life of Robert Louis Stevenson - Callow, Philip
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Philip Callow's splendidly readable biography of Robert Louis Stevenson recounts the life of Scotland's finest writer of English prose and the author of such classics as Treasure Island and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. A sickly child, Louis became in turn a bohemian dandy, a literary gypsy traipsing through the mountains of France with a donkey, and at twenty-eight the lover of an American woman ten years his senior, the fabulous Fanny. "His feelings are always his reasons," said Henry James, and caught in a sentence the secret ...

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Louis: A Life of Robert Louis Stevenson 2001, Ivan R. Dee Publisher, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781566633437

Hardcover