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- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 6.00
You are walking through the streets of London. It is getting dark and you want to get home quickly. You enter a narrow side-street. Everything is quiet, but as you pass the door of a large, windowless building, you hear a key turning in the lock. A man comes out and looks at you. You have never seen him before, but you realize immediately that he hates... more...
- The Floating Press 1905; US$ 3.99
Any reader who has spent some time with Robert Louis Stevenson's body of work won't be surprised to learn that the Scottish author was an inveterate traveler and world explorer from early adulthood. Later in life, the chronically ill author lived in locales around the globe in an attempt to find a home that was amenable to his ailing health.... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 7.99
Robert Louis Stevenson (1850 - 1894) is most famous for his novels Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde . His book of ballads draws on the traditional stories of his native Scotland as well as on the fantastical places of his imagination. Stevenson was a great traveler, living out the last years of his life in the Pacific.... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
Robert Louis Stevenson was a great traveler, who spent his last years in the Pacific, far from his native Scotland. His novel Treasure Island is a seafaring adventure story filled with treasure, treachery, pirates, ships and islands. It was originally published as a serial in the children's magazine Young Folks. Stevenson's novel greatly influenced... more...
- The Floating Press 2008; US$ 3.95
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is Robert Louis Stevenson's thriller allegory of a medical experiment gone wrong and dual personalities, one the essence of good, the other the essence of evil, fighting for supremacy in one man. Filled with suspense the book has had such an impact in popular culture that the expression "Jekyll and... more...
- The Floating Press 1905; US$ 6.95
There is nothing more disenchanting to man than to be shown the springs and mechanism of any art. All our arts and occupations lie wholly on the surface; it is on the surface that we perceive their beauty, fitness, and significance; and to pry below is to be appalled by their emptiness and shocked by the coarseness of the strings and pulleys. In a... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 5.95
Considered by many to contain pioneering works of English writing, Robert Louis Stevenson's New Arabian Nights collects together his short stories that were originally published in periodicals between 1877 and 1880. Holding some of Stevenson's first works of fiction to be published, some of these stories are thought by critics to be his best. more...
- The Floating Press 1906; US$ 4.99
G. K. Chesterton said of Scottish writer Robert Louis Stevenson that he "seemed to pick the right word up on the point of his pen, like a man playing spillikins." This collection of Stevenson's essays includes: On the Enjoyment of Unpleasant Places. An Apology for Idlers. Aes Triplex. Talk and Talkers. A Gossip on Romance. The Character... more...
- The Floating Press 2009; US$ 3.99
Originally written as a boys' adventure novel, Robert Louis Stevenson's Kidnapped has received praise from a range of writers, including Henry James and Jorge Luis Borges. Set around events in eighteenth century Scotland, such as the "Appin Murder" that happened in the wake of the Jacobite Rising, it skillfully and sympathetically... more...