Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes and the Amateur Emigrant

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In 1878, Robert Louis Stevenson was suffering from poor health, struggling to survive on the income derived from his writings, and tormented by his infatuation with Fanny Osbourne, a married American woman. His response was to embark on a journey through the Cevennes with a donkey, Modestine, and a notebook, which he later transformed into "Travels with a Donkey." Just a few months after publication, Stevenson was off again this time crossing the Atlantic and the breadth of America in the hope of being re-united with Fanny, ...

Travels with a Donkey in the Cevennes and the Amateur Emigrant 2005, Penguin Books, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780141439464

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