Island Nights' Entertainments (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa

Island Nights' Entertainments (Barnes & Noble Digital Library): Eight Years of Trouble in Samoa

by Robert Louis Stevenson
     
 
This collection, published in 1893, is among Stevenson’s last finished works. The book consists of a novella entitled The Beach of Falesá, a narrative of a South sea trader who is tricked into marriage; it is said to have influenced Joseph Conrad in writing Heart of Darkness. Also included are the short stories “The Bottle

Overview

This collection, published in 1893, is among Stevenson’s last finished works. The book consists of a novella entitled The Beach of Falesá, a narrative of a South sea trader who is tricked into marriage; it is said to have influenced Joseph Conrad in writing Heart of Darkness. Also included are the short stories “The Bottle Imp,” and “The Isle of Voices”—both magical tales of the South Seas that are sure to delight.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411444096
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
04/05/2011
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
280
File size:
223 KB

Meet the Author

Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894) was a Scottish novelist, poet, essayist, and travel writer. He struggled all his life against tuberculosis and traveled extensively in search of a climate suitable to his illness. His most famous works are Treasure Island, Kidnapped, and the Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
November 13, 1850
Date of Death:
December 3, 1894
Place of Birth:
Edinburgh, Scotland
Place of Death:
Vailima, Samoa
Education:
Edinburgh University, 1875

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