Robert Louis Stevenson by Frank McLynn
: A Biography

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Published in honor of the centenary of Stevenson's death, a definitive portrait of the great Scottish author examines the cultures and influences that informed the writer's life and the literary works that made Stevenson's reputation. 12,500 first printing.

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Frank McLynn has over twenty books to his name, including his acclaimed biographies of Napoleon and Richard the Lionhearted. His other books include Richard and John: Kings at War; Villa and Zapata; 1066; Heroes & Villains; and Napoleon: A Biography. McLynn is a graduate of Oxford and London University. He lives in London.
Published January 1, 1993 by Random House. 448 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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This massive biography is propelled by the conviction that Stevenson (1850-1894) was not merely a writer of adventure yarns for boys but Scotland's greatest writer and a major influence on Conrad, Wil

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