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Robert Louis Stevenson: The Classic Poems

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Robert Louis Stevenson: The Classic Poems

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Robert Louis Stevenson is best known as the author of the children’s classic Treasure Island, and the adult horror story, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Far more than in his celebrated novels, it was in his classic poetry that Robert Louis Stevenson felt able to give direct expression to his deepest feelings about love, friendship, family, and the magic of childhood.

Stevenson produced superb and timeless work in styles ranging from folk ballads to witty conversational offerings for his friends.

Stevenson is ranked the 25th most translated author in the world, ahead of fellow Victorians Charles Dickens, Oscar Wilde, and Edgar Allan Poe.

ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON (1850-1894) was a short-story writer, novelist, poet, and essayist. The author of such classics as Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, Stevenson ranks among the finest and most translated authors in the world. His Treasure Island is widely considered to be one of the top 100 novels of all time.

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