This volume contains Robert Louis Stevenson's "Familiar Studies of Men and Books", being a fascinating exploration of the life and work of a number of seminal authors from across the globe. It contains a wealth of interesting historical and biographical information, and is highly recommended for those with a keen interest in the written word. The chapters of this volume include: "Victor Hugo's Romances", "Some Aspects of Robert Burns", "Walt Whitman", "Henry David Thoreau: His Characters and Opinions", "Yoshida-Tyorajiro", "Francois Villon, Student, Poet, and House-breaker", etcetera. Robert Louis Balfour Stevenson (1850 - 1894) was a famous Scottish essayist, novelist, poet, and travel writer. Some of his best known works include "Treasure Island" and "The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde". Many vintage texts such as this are increasingly scarce and expensive, and it is with this in mind that we are republishing this book now, in an affordable, high-quality, modern edition. It comes complete with a specially commissioned biography of the author.
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|Size: ||515 KB|
|Publisher: ||Osler Press|
|Date published: || 2015|
|ISBN: ||9781473375956 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|