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Nov 03, 1992
| ISBN 9780679417446
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Nov 03, 1992 | ISBN 9780679417446
In these two historical tales of the Scottish lowlands in the eighteenth century, Robert Louis Stevenson brought to the novel of adventure a psychological sophistication it had never before possessed – a subtlety that, far from impeding the action, everywhere intensifies its speed and credibility. A double demonstration of Stevenson’s ability to satisfy the highest critical standards and at the same time remain compulsively entertaining. With an Introduction by John Sutherland
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Robert Louis Stevenson (1850–1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer who spent the last part of his life in the Samoan islands. His best-known books include Treasure Island, Kidnapped, The Master of Ballantrae, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.
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