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The Plays of Willam Henley & Robert Louis Stevenson

The Plays of Willam Henley & Robert Louis Stevenson by Robert Louis Stevenson
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William Ernest Henley is most noted for his poetry of which he wrote several volumes with the outstanding contribution being the poem ‘Invictus’. His life was overshadowed by a great deal of ill health and although he died at the young age of 53 he contributed much to Victorian literature. His partner in the plays we publish here made a somewhat greater contribution to the literary world. Indeed in the Scottish canon to be placed alongside Burns is high praise indeed but it’s a rightful place for one of Scotland’s finest novelists. Born in 1850 he managed to cram much into his 44 years travelling widely to France, the United States, Samoa and the South Seas. Of course he is widely feted for his classics Dr Jeckyll & Mr Hyde, Treasure Island and poetry volumes such as A Child’s Garden Of Verses. Together these two fine minds bring us some largely forgotten works which we are pleased to publish here.

Copyright Group; September 2014
154 pages; ISBN 9781783942244
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Title: The Plays of Willam Henley & Robert Louis Stevenson
Author: Robert Louis Stevenson; William Ernest Henley