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by Frank McLynn

  • Author: Frank McLynn
  • ISBN: 0712658939
  • ISBN13: 978-0712658935
  • ePub: 1167 kb | FB2: 1740 kb
  • Language: English
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  • Publisher: PIMLICO; New Ed edition (March 3, 1994)
  • Pages: 576
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Robert Louis Stevenson:  a Biography ePub download

The book also tells however of Stevenson's many literary friendships and one of its most beautiful passages is the condolence letter sent to his widow by Henry James.

The book also tells however of Stevenson's many literary friendships and one of its most beautiful passages is the condolence letter sent to his widow by Henry James. MacLynn is a very intelligent writer and provides excellent analyses of Stevenson's major works. Perhaps more than anything else it is a realistic picture of the difficulties of life of a person of extraordinary privilege and above all literary genius.

Robert Louis Stevenson book. Frank McLynn is a British author, biographer, historian and journalist. A sensual Calvinist, a Tory radical, a consumptive celebrant. He is noted for critically acclaimed biographies of Napoleon Bonaparte, Robert Louis Stevenson, Carl Jung, Richard Francis Burton and Henry Morton Stanley. McLynn was educated at Wadham College, Oxford and the University of London.

Francis James McLynn FRHistS FRGS (born 29 August 1941), known as Frank McLynn, is a British author, biographer, historian and journalist. McLynn was educated at Wadham College, Oxford and the University of London

Robert Louis Stevenson book.

Robert Louis Stevenson Biography - The Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer, Robert Louis . To follow his father’s footsteps, Stevenson was sent to study science at Edinburgh University to become a civil engineer

Robert Louis Stevenson Biography - The Scottish novelist, poet, essayist and travel writer, Robert Louis Stevenson was born on November 13, 1850 in Edinburgh, Scotland. To follow his father’s footsteps, Stevenson was sent to study science at Edinburgh University to become a civil engineer. Stevenson on the other hand was not much interested in studying science; instead he spent ample time studying French Literature, Scottish history, and the works of Darwin and Spencer. His love for literature forced him to tell his father about his growing interests in literature and that he wanted to pursue a career and studies in the field of writing.

Robert Louis Stevenson: A Biography' - Frank Mclynn: Hutchinson, 20 pounds. All this Frank McLynn does admirably. Saturday 22 May 1993 00:02. If there is some truth in the charge that this generation prefers reading the biographies of writers to reading what they have written, at least Robert Louis Stevenson was one writer whose life was as absorbing and as full of surprises as his books.

Robert Louis Stevenson was a famous Scottish poet, novelist and travel writer. A neo-Romanticist, Robert Louis Stevenson was a prominent Scottish author and poet, who contributed immensely to English literature in his lifetime. This biography profiles his childhood, career, life, achievements, trivia and timeline. Many modernist writers canned his ideas and works and it is only lately that critics have started to gauge his popularity and have allowed him an ineffaceable place in the world of western literature.

McLynn, Frank (1993). Robert Louis Stevenson. Across America on an Emigrant Train.

Robert Louis Stevenson has remained an enigma because of the exaggerations of two sides in an acrimonious feud that erupted shortly following his death in 1894. Critics such as Arthur Quiller-Couch placed him in the company of William Shakespeare, John Milton, and John Keats: Put away books and paper and pe. .Stevenson is dead, and now there is nobody to write for.

Robert Louis Stevenson was a 19th-century Scottish writer notable for such novels as 'Treasure Island,' 'Kidnapped' . The book was Stevenson's first volume-length fictional work, as well as the first of his writings that would be dubbed "for children

Robert Louis Stevenson was a 19th-century Scottish writer notable for such novels as 'Treasure Island,' 'Kidnapped' and 'Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Who Was Robert Louis Stevenson? Novelist Robert Louis Stevenson traveled often, and his global wanderings lent themselves well to his brand of fiction. The book was Stevenson's first volume-length fictional work, as well as the first of his writings that would be dubbed "for children. By the end of the 1880s, it was one of the period's most popular and widely read books. Strange Case of Dr. Hyde'.

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