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Robert Louis Stevenson

  • 5 stars across 259 books

    Robert Louis Stevenson was born in 1850 in Edinburgh. In 1867 he entered Edinburgh University to study engineering but subsequently switched to law. Stevenson liked to travel and wrote many essays and short stories for magazines about these travels. Treasure Island was published in 1883 and was followed by Kidnapped and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde in 1886. In the late 1880s Stevenson moved with his family to Samoa and died there in 1894.

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    1st June 2010

    Treasure Island

    Stevenson's great tale of pirates and buried treasure. Classics Illustrated tells this wonderful tale in a colourful gra... More

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    1st February 2010

    Treasure Island

    Among the host of dastardly characters meet Long John Silver, ship's cook and charming villain - is he young Jim's best ... More

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    1st July 1989

    My Shadow

    An illustrated version of Stevenson's popular poem in which a child tells about her relationship with her shadow.... More

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    1st November 2019

    Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde

    In London's respectable society, Jekyll's friends grow concerned. Why has Jekyll suddenly changed his will, and what is ... More

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    1st December 1999

    La Isla del Tesoro

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    1st September 2004

    The Black Arrow

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